comedic

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

Definition of comedic

1 : of or relating to comedy

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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

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The project’s programming typically skews toward comedy — and often dark comedy — but isn’t always comedic in nature. Todd Vanderwerff, Vox, "Alt-right internet mobs are attacking celebrities with their own jokes. The irony is stark.," 27 July 2018 The Saturday Night Live cast member is best known for her comedic chops, but this role should give her something new and different to dig her teeth into. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Kate McKinnon Will Play Theranos's Elizabeth Holmes in TV Series The Dropout," 11 Apr. 2019 There wasn’t a role that was big and unusual enough to contain all her multitudes—and comedic talents. Samantha Leach, Glamour, "Fran Drescher Was Always Ahead of Her Time," 30 Aug. 2018 Ethan Beach and Josh Nasser, the hosts of this long-running series, manage to stack each installment with a variety of comedic talent. Kasia Pilat, New York Times, "4 Comedy Shows to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend," 5 July 2018 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

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First Known Use of comedic

1639, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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comedic

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of comedic

: of, relating to, or like a comedy

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