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Synonyms for farceur

a person whose words or actions provoke or are intended to provoke amusement or laughter

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meme vu personnifier par des mi-caremes, <<un farceur qui aura pris les traits de Riopelle>> (Ruel 1996 : 44).
In reviving this example of it by the most celebrated Parisian farceur, Georges Feydeau, the combined forces of Sir Peter Hall and the usually dependable English Touring Theatre failed to persuade me that this is an injustice.
He wrote and starred in Le Bourgeois Avant-Garde (1983) in homage to the great farceur Moliere's Le Bourgeois Gentil-homme and as a tongue-in-cheek reaction to what he considered the utter silliness of performance art, which was garnering critical acclaim at the time.
Pour dissimuler leur misere, ne pas la porter comme un joug, ils la portent comme une fantaisie, ils prennent des airs d'inspire ou d'excentrique, de farceur ou de puritain, -Diogene ou Brutus, Escousse ou Lantara.
Le farceur sait d'ailleurs des le debut que les conseils de son maitre ne sont pas serieux mais, de nouveau, il echoue a comprendre pourquoi:
Deception is thus considered with regard to both the conditions of Restoration farce in the first half of the 1680s and the rapport that Lacy, as a farceur, may have sought to enhance in his relationship with his audiences.
In Antique Valentine, an underrated mechanical music jest that was made on Viola, she proved a capital farceur in a robotic duet with her equally creaky and ardent swain, Patrick Corbin.
The diary style was dear to Ionesco, this exhibitionist farceur.
The tradition extended to include some of the great European playwrights: Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, the farceur Feydeau, and, closer to our time, Brecht and Pirandello.
She was a "great farceur," says Gilbert Seldes in The 7 Lively Arts, a book about the birth of popular culture.
Jordaens, a farceur, was attracted to the rudimentary life and coarse humour of those bound to the soil.
as a farceur many notches below Harlequin, as the most miserable clown who ever amused the populace.
Audacious and grim in his mockery of religious dogma and flashy ceremony, our playwright, like the farceur and/or the clown of medieval comedy, although caught up in his own fears, not only parodies but also protests and rebels against infantilization through the inculcation of regressive beliefs.
In other words, whereas Moliere is a farceur, Kleist is a Romantic.