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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Joanne also thought the choreography was talent show level and too comedic to take seriously. Martha Sorren, Woman's Day, "Abby Cut GiaNina's 'Jersey Shore'-Themed Solo On This Week's 'Dance Moms'," 3 July 2019 Ludwig chose to dodge that question and may have missed some comedic opportunities in the process., "Irreverent spirit lifts Clackamas Rep’s ‘Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood’," 1 July 2019 Hart interviewed comics Ty Davis, Ivan Martin and Sir Alex about personal stories and their comedic careers. Phil Davis,, "Kevin Hart interviews Baltimore comics Sir Alex, Ty Davis and Ivan Martin on Comedy Central show," 30 June 2019 Going online with a funny ad—and Schwarzenegger does have comedic talent—that people want to share is an easy way to make the most of a small budget. Alex Davies, WIRED, "Arnold Schwarzenegger Stars in a New Ad Plugging Electric Cars," 25 June 2019 The movie's bursting with comedic talent — Alison Brie, David Franco, Kate Micucci, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Nick Offerman, and Fred Armisen appear, among others. Elena Nicolaou,, "Dive Into The Best Summer Movies On Netflix," 20 June 2019 The stage version that won numerous Tony Awards for its 2001 debut — including Best Musical, Book of a Musical, Original Score, Scenic Design and Costume Design — is based off Brooks’ 1967 satirical comedic film. Pomerado News, "REVIEW: Moonlight’s ‘The Producers’ is intentionally-offensive comedy," 19 June 2019 The live show builds a comedic fantasy world in a narrative podcast style with improvisers that interview guest characters. David Lindquist, Indianapolis Star, "Hocus Pocus' Kathy Najimy and MasterChef Junior are on Butler Arts Center's new season," 19 June 2019 Veep should be remembered as one of the best ensemble casts ever, with Louis-Dreyfus surrounded by an absolute murderer's row of comedic talent. Bonnie Stiernberg, Glamour, "The Veep Series Finale Gave Selina Meyer and Julia Louis-Dreyfus an Ending They Deserve," 13 May 2019

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First Known Use of comedic

1639, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of comedic was in 1639

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English Language Learners Definition of comedic

: of, relating to, or like a comedy

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