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slap·stick / ˈslapˌstik/ • n. comedy based on deliberately clumsy actions and humorously embarrassing events: [as adj.] slapstick humor. ∎  a device consisting of two flexible pieces of wood joined together at one end, used by clowns and in pantomime to produce a loud slapping noise.

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slapstick

slapstick comedy based on deliberately clumsy actions and humorously embarrassing events; a device consisting of two flexible pieces of wood joined together at one end, used by clowns and in pantomime to produce a loud slapping noise.

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