noun. ['ˈslæpˌstɪk'] a boisterous comedy with chases and collisions and practical jokes.
Words that Rhyme with Slapstick
Example sentences of the word slapstick
1. Noun, singular or mass
Referred to as “panto,” it combined Italian street-performance acrobatics with music and slapstick.
Quotes containing the word slapstick
1. A farce, or slapstick humor, does well universally.
- John Ratzenberger
2. I'm not really big on slapstick humor. I like gentle humor.
- Anjelica Huston
noun. ['ˈslæpˌstɪk'] acoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together; used by an actor to make a loud noise without inflicting injury when striking someone.
adjective. ['ˈslæpˌstɪk'] characterized by horseplay and physical action.