comedy drama

noun

Definition of comedy drama

: serious drama that has comic elements

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American-Indian actor and director Ravi Patel will create and star in comedy drama Messy. Nyay Bhushan, The Hollywood Reporter, "Netflix Greenlights Indian Horror Series From Shah Rukh Khan, Blumhouse, Ivanhoe," 16 July 2019 The uneven comedy drama awkwardly mixes tones but has a knowing intimacy of its subject. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 1," 28 June 2018 The uneven comedy drama awkwardly mixes tones but has a knowing intimacy of its subject. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 1," 28 June 2018 The uneven comedy drama awkwardly mixes tones but has a knowing intimacy of its subject. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 1," 28 June 2018 The uneven comedy drama awkwardly mixes tones but has a knowing intimacy of its subject. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 1," 28 June 2018 The uneven comedy drama awkwardly mixes tones but has a knowing intimacy of its subject. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 1," 28 June 2018 The uneven comedy drama awkwardly mixes tones but has a knowing intimacy of its subject. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 1," 28 June 2018 The uneven comedy drama awkwardly mixes tones but has a knowing intimacy of its subject. SFChronicle.com, "Theater capsule reviews and listings, week of July 1," 28 June 2018

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1838, in the meaning defined above

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