comic strip


: a group of cartoons in narrative sequence

Examples of comic strip in a Sentence

a comic strip that is beloved by both children and adults
Recent Examples on the Web Showrunner Davies brought Tennant back with a cosmic bang and a galactic-sized nod to fan service with an adaptation of a Doctor Who Weekly comic strip first published in 1980. Cameron K McEwan, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 Dec. 2023 Even if comic strips may be moving toward a thing of the past, Mr. Schulz’s cast of flawed but lovable characters continues to resonate with people in Minnesota and beyond. Colette Davidson, The Christian Science Monitor, 29 Aug. 2023 This holiday version of the beloved Peanuts comic strip is the one for you. Amy MacKelden, ELLE, 28 Aug. 2023 This comic strip became his opportunity to explore that connection, while revisiting some of the melodies that ultimately inspired the frames. Señor Gravel (cascajo), Los Angeles Times, 26 July 2023 Woolley had identified a framed comic strip of Snoopy holding a hockey stick, which was signed by Peanuts creator Charles Schulz. Chris Bieri, Anchorage Daily News, 12 July 2023 For more info: Friends of the Owyhee Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals, Hillsboro, Ore. CBS News ART: Treasures of comic strip art Bill Blackbeard was something of a superhero. David Morgan, CBS News, 6 Apr. 2023 Dropping a comic strip from our pages is not censorship. San Antonio Express-News, 25 Feb. 2023 The movie is based on the turn-of-the-century comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland. Julia Moore, Peoplemag, 22 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of comic strip was in 1911

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“Comic strip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

comic strip

: a series of cartoons that tell a story or part of a story

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