farceur

farceur

[fahr-sur; French far-sœr]
noun, plural farceurs [fahr-surz; French far-sœr] .
1.
a writer or director of or actor in farce.
2.
a joker; wag.

Origin:
1775–85; < French, Middle French, equivalent to farc(er) to joke, banter (derivative of farce farce) + -eur -eur

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farceur (farsœr)
 
n
1.  a writer of or performer in farces
2.  a joker
 
far'ceuse
 
fem n

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