|Origin:||Latin farcire 'to stuff (= fill with a mixture of cut-up food)'; because early religious plays often had humorous parts put into them|
an event or a situation that is very badly organized or does not happen properly, in a way that is silly and unreasonable:
She admitted that the interview had been a complete farce from start to finish.
2 [uncountable and countable]
a humorous play or film in which the characters are involved in complicated and silly situations, or the style of writing or acting that is used