comedic

adjective
co·​me·​dic | \ kə-ˈmē-dik How to pronounce comedic (audio) \

Definition of comedic

1 : of or relating to comedy

Keep scrolling for more

Other Words from comedic

comedically \ kə-​ˈmē-​di-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce comedically (audio) \ adverb

Examples of comedic in a Sentence

She has a lot of comedic talent. a drama with comedic elements

Recent Examples on the Web

Sophie in particular shows off her acting chops and comedic timing. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "The New Jonas Brothers' Music Video Is Exactly How I Picture Their Family Gatherings," 1 Mar. 2019 The writing is crisp and funny, as Less navigates a comedic gauntlet of awkward, international social situations like unknowingly and relentlessly butchering a foreign language. Vox Staff, Vox, "The most thought-provoking books the Vox staff read in 2018," 21 Dec. 2018 From here, the film just gets grander and weirder, with the introduction of Young Merlin (a brilliant comedic performance from Angus Imrie), and the enemy, Morgana (Rebecca Ferguson). Lindsey Bahr, The Seattle Times, "‘The Kid Who Would Be King’: a refreshing take on the Arthurian legend," 23 Jan. 2019 During its 11-year run, comedic legend Carol Burnett ended her show, The Carol Burnett Show, with a lyrical farewell and a tug of her left ear. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "The Real Reason Why Carol Burnett Pulls Her Ear," 4 Jan. 2019 Mike McMahan, best known for his writing work on Rick and Morty, will be the comedic mind behind the series. Maude Campbell, Popular Mechanics, "Everything We Know So Far About Star Trek’s Animated Series 'Lower Decks'," 6 Nov. 2018 The trove of comedic artifacts also includes Charlie Chaplin’s cane, Lucy’s polka-dot dress, and Archie Bunker’s jacket. Suzanne Rowan Kelleher, Condé Nast Traveler, "The National Comedy Center Is an Unlikely Attraction That's Putting Western New York Back on the Map," 13 Sep. 2018 Next up is a comedic turn alongside Rebel Wilson in The Hustle, a remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Elizabeth Holmes, Town & Country, "Anne Hathaway Is Nobody's Punching Bag," 8 Jan. 2019 Release: Early 2019 Based off the comedic and post-apocalyptic novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the world is going to end on a Saturday, but more specifically, next Saturday before dinner. Maude Campbell, Popular Mechanics, "The 2019 Sci-Fi TV Guide," 16 Jan. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'comedic.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of comedic

1639, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about comedic

Statistics for comedic

Last Updated

22 Mar 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for comedic

The first known use of comedic was in 1639

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for comedic

comedic

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of comedic

: of, relating to, or like a comedy

More from Merriam-Webster on comedic

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for comedic

Nglish: Translation of comedic for Spanish Speakers

Comments on comedic

What made you want to look up comedic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to boil down or concentrate

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt-painting-a-young-scholar-and-his-tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!