from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A comic bit or effect that depends on sight rather than words.
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- n. A visually presented action or device which causes a humorous response without requiring any accompanying commentary or other speech.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a joke whose effect is achieved by visual means rather than by speech (as in a movie)
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