Farce means a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations.
A farce is a light, funny play in which the plot depends upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than character development.
Farce is from the Middle English farsen. It is to improve as if by stuffing.
1. A light dramatic work in which highly improbable plot situations, exaggerated...
Farce, meaning something absurd or ridiculous, as an obvious pretense. An example...
a humorous play involving characters in unlikely and ridiculous situations.
Farce: A comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations.