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Example sentences from the Web for slapstick
Asian slapstick humor does not translate well, and most of the captive audience agreed, although they grudgingly watched it.Prisoners Get Cultural Fix with 8-Tracks and Bootleg Cassettes|Daniel Genis|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Mayall, who was married with three children, was famed for his slapstick routines.
A botched center-right leadership election on Nov. 18 verged on slapstick.France’s Petty Politics Brings Christmas Early to Scandal Lovers|Tracy McNicoll|December 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Like any form of slapstick, its greatest burden is its obviousness.
Correction: This article initially misidentified Slap Shot as Slapstick.
Don Marquis recognizes as well as any one the value of the slapstick as a mirth-provoking instrument.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley
Sloppy sentimentality and slapstick farce ought to bore us frightfully, especially if we have any sense of humor.The Best Short Stories of 1920|Various
It frequently happens that a comedian will get after a writer with a stuffed club or a slapstick.The Fiction Factory|John Milton Edwards
He is the comedian most often proclaimed an artist by the fastidious, and most often forgiven for his slapstick.The Art Of The Moving Picture|Vachel Lindsay
There was a moment when the slapstick comedy grazed red tragedy.The Fighting Edge|William MacLeod Raine
British Dictionary definitions for slapstick
- comedy characterized by horseplay and physical action
- (as modifier)slapstick humour