comedy of errors

Definition of comedy of errors

:an event or series of events made ridiculous by the number of errors that were made throughout
  • The project was a comedy of errors.

Word by Word Definitions

comedy play
  1. : a medieval narrative that ends happily

  2. : a literary work written in a comic style or treating a comic theme

  3. : a drama of light and amusing character and typically with a happy ending

error play errors
  1. : an act or condition of ignorant or imprudent deviation from a code of behavior

  2. : an act involving an unintentional deviation from truth or accuracy

  3. : an act that through ignorance, deficiency, or accident departs from or fails to achieve what should be done : such as


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