comedy relief

noun

Definition of comedy relief

: a light tension-breaking interlude in a serious drama also : any comparable interruption of a serious, distressing, or ponderous production or situation

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“Comedy relief.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comedy%20relief. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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