farce [fahrs] noun, verb,
1. a light, humorous play in which the plot depends upon a skillfully exploited situation rather than upon the development of character.
2. humor of the type displayed in such works.
3. foolish show; mockery; a ridiculous sham.
4. Cookery. forcemeat.
verb used with object
5. to season a speech or composition, especially with witty material.