screwball comedy

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screwball comedy (plural screwball comedies)

  1. (uncountable) A genre of motion picture or play where opposites were juxtaposed; characterized by snappy dialog, and a blend of sophistication and slapstick
  2. (countable) A motion picture or play of this genre.