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low comedy

noun
1.
comedy that depends on physical action, broadly humorous or farcical situations, and often bawdy or vulgar jokes.
Compare high comedy.
Origin of low comedy
1600-1610
1600-10
Related forms
low comedian, noun
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low comedy

noun
1.
comedy characterized by slapstick and physical action
Derived Forms
low comedian, noun
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