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farceur

[fahr-sur; French far-sœr] /fɑrˈsɜr; French farˈsœr/
noun, plural farceurs
[fahr-surz; French far-sœr] /fɑrˈsɜrz; French farˈsœr/ (Show IPA)
1.
a writer or director of or actor in farce.
2.
a joker; wag.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; < French, Middle French, equivalent to farc(er) to joke, banter (derivative of farce farce) + -eur -eur
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farceur

/farsœr/
noun
1.
a writer of or performer in farces
2.
a joker
Derived Forms
farceuse, noun:feminine
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