farceur

[ fahr-sur; French far-sœr ]
/ fɑrˈsɜr; French farˈsœr /

noun, plural far·ceurs [fahr-surz; French far-sœr]. /fɑrˈsɜrz; French farˈsœr/.

a writer or director of or actor in farce.
a joker; wag.

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Origin of farceur

1775–85; <French, Middle French, equivalent to farc(er) to joke, banter (derivative of farcefarce) + -eur-eur
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British Dictionary definitions for farceur

farceur
/ French (farsœr) /

noun

a writer of or performer in farces
a joker

Derived forms of farceur

farceuse, fem n
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