[fahr-sur; French far-sœr]
- a writer or director of or actor in farce.
- a joker; wag.
Origin of farceur
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Examples from the Web for farceur
Huysmans the farceur, the Jules Verne of sthetics, is enjoying himself.Egoists
He was by turns a farceur, a wit, a man of emotion, a man with a touch of genius.The Way of Ambition
The women crossed themselves, and the men muttered "farceur."Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris
The firmament is not to be shaken, but Annibale is not a farceur, nor his Blessed One absurd.Lore of Proserpine
All this had its use, and many of the sufferers long since became the farceur's devoted friends.The Holy Cross and Other Tales
- a writer of or performer in farces
- a joker
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