Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Definitions for farceur
- a joker; wag.
- a writer or director of or actor in farce.
Get the Word of the Day Email
Citations for farceur
A man may be happy at repartee, a merrymaker, a farceur, a jester, and yet not be a wit, although he may be esteemed one for his lively conversation, drollery, aptitude in rejoinder and equivoque.
The life of a professional farceur isn't all a farce, by a long shot. This is especially true if you happen to be Collie of the Lambs Club.
Origin of farceur
Farceur comes from the French word of the same spelling, which in turn is rooted in the Latin word farcire meaning "to stuff, cram."