comical


com·i·cal

adjective \ˈkä-mi-kəl\

: causing laughter especially by being unusual or unexpected

Full Definition of COMICAL

1
obsolete :  of or relating to comedy
2
:  causing laughter especially because of a startlingly or unexpectedly humorous impact <wearing a comical expression>
com·i·cal·i·ty \ˌkä-mi-ˈka-lə-tē\ noun
com·i·cal·ly \ˈkä-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of COMICAL

  1. I must have looked comical in that big hat.
  2. The way they argue is almost comical.

First Known Use of COMICAL

15th century

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