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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr-sur; French far-sœr]
    • /fɑrˈsɜr; French farˈsœr/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr-sur; French far-sœr]
    • /fɑrˈsɜr; French farˈsœr/

Definitions of farceur word

  • noun plural farceur a writer or director of or actor in farce. 1
  • noun plural farceur a joker; wag. 1
  • noun farceur A writer of or performer in farces. 1
  • noun farceur a writer of or performer in farces 0
  • noun farceur a joker 0
  • noun farceur an actor in farces 0

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Origin of farceur

First appearance:

before 1775
One of the 45% newest English words
1775-85; < French, Middle French, equivalent to farc(er) to joke, banter (derivative of farce farce) + -eur -eur

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Parts of speech for Farceur


farceur popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 54% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

farceur usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for farceur

noun farceur

  • card — A card is a piece of stiff paper or thin cardboard on which something is written or printed.
  • clown — A clown is a performer in a circus who wears funny clothes and bright make-up, and does silly things in order to make people laugh.
  • comedian — A comedian is an entertainer whose job is to make people laugh, by telling jokes or funny stories.
  • comic — If you describe something as comic, you mean that it makes you laugh, and is often intended to make you laugh.
  • humorist — a person who is skillful in the use of humor, as in writing, talking, or acting.

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