co·me·dic | \kə-ˈmē-dik \

Definition of comedic 

1 : of or relating to comedy

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Other Words from comedic

comedically \kə-ˈmē-di-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

Examples of comedic in a Sentence

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

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Shaffer takes his pairing’s personalities and adds levels for dramatic and comedic effect. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, "Obama and Biden ride again (as detectives!) in the fun mystery, 'Hope Never Dies'," 9 July 2018 The balance between the serious and comedic always seems true and honest, given the setting. Julie Meister, The Christian Science Monitor, "What are you watching? Readers choose their favorite sitcoms," 6 July 2018 West Hollywood leaders have expressed clear opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s policies affecting the LGBTQ community, and Griffin delivered a fiery yet comedic speech in the city council chambers. Washington Post, "Griffin honored for LGBTQ activism, pays tribute to Spade," 7 June 2018 There are a lot of reasons to love Drew Barrymore: The A-lister is also an affordable-wine aficionado, killer comedic actress, and by all accounts a truly wonderful human being. Erika Stalder,, "This Is How Drew Barrymore Saved Her Bleach-Fried Hair," 24 May 2018 The festival, set for Oct. 5-6, will kick off Friday night with a concert by punk rocker Billy Idol; Mexrrissey, the border-jumping tribute to Morrissey and the Smiths; and alt-cabaret dynamo and comedic actress Bridget Everett. Randall Roberts,, "Foo Fighters will headline Cal Jam 18 rock festival," 17 May 2018 The Onion has been a comedic force since its humble beginnings in 1988 as a student-run publication at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Robert Channick,, "Staff at Chicago-based humor site The Onion to unionize," 29 Mar. 2018 Sacha is a comedic genius who shocks you with his audacity, bravery and inventiveness. Hal Boedeker,, "Sacha Baron Cohen series debuts Sunday on Showtime," 9 July 2018 In addition to showcasing her powerhouse vocals, Grande flexed her comedic chops alongside Davidson., "Ariana Grande Just (Kinda) Confirmed Those Pete Davidson Rumors," 24 May 2018

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First Known Use of comedic

1639, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of comedic

: of, relating to, or like a comedy

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