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

Definition of comedic

1 : of or relating to comedy

Other Words from comedic

comedically \ kə-​ˈmē-​di-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce comedic (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 And his scenes often offer a bit of comedic relief, and a contrast to both Anthony and Kate’s tempestuous love story, and the exploration of Violet and Anthony's grief over the loss of the family patriarch Edmund. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, 26 Mar. 2022 Through relatable comedic relief, Issa Rae’s Insecure and Donald Glover’s Atlanta humanize the non-monolithic, everyday lives of young Black millennials of varying social classes. Rachaell Davis, Essence, 5 Feb. 2022 Jacques Gelman made his fortune producing films that starred Mexico’s most famous comedic actor, Cantinflas. oregonlive, 12 Mar. 2022 The comedic actors stole the show from the opening monologue, delivering the night’s best one-liners and most pointed political commentary. NBC News, 28 Mar. 2022 Some of the most comedic moments included a spoof of The Wheel of Fortune. Chioma Nnadi, Vogue, 17 Feb. 2022 On a series filled with excellent comedic actors — not to mention a season that featured Michaela Watkins and Louie Anderson in recurring roles — Grant stole every scene. Chancellor Agard,, 7 Jan. 2022 The comedic moments, like Anna's exchanges with friends, are balanced with a more serious tone at the end of the trailer. Kelly Wynne,, 4 Jan. 2022 Both have actual mysteries that are fun to solve but plenty of comedic moments too. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 4 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of comedic

1639, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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21 May 2022

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“Comedic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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