comic strip

noun

Definition of comic strip

: a group of cartoons in narrative sequence

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Synonyms for comic strip

Synonyms

cartoon, comic, funny, strip

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Examples of comic strip in a Sentence

a comic strip that is beloved by both children and adults

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Kiro’o is using Aurion’s colored comic strip to target comic lovers in the US. Amindeh Blaise Atabong, Quartz Africa, "An African fantasy video game studio has created a comic book to reach a wider audience," 6 Aug. 2019 Around that time, Charnin had gotten the rights to the celebrated comic strip character Little Orphan Annie and declined the offer to direct the new NBC show. Mark Kennedy, azcentral, "Martin Charnin, the man who brought 'Annie' to life on Broadway, dies," 8 July 2019 Schulz spent part of his childhood in Needles and made it the home of Snoopy’s brother Spike in his Peanuts comic strip. Washington Post, "California town wants to be a sanctuary — for gun owners," 3 July 2019 In February, McGruder resurrected his Boondocks comic strip to poke fun at the state of America in 2019. Nick Romano, EW.com, "The Boondocks reboot in the works with original series creator," 12 June 2019 There's also a pair of white slip-on Keds covered in comic strips and a lace-up white shoe with colored animation. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Keds Debuted Betty and Veronica from “Riverdale” Sneakers," 10 Apr. 2019 Even if memes and comic strips and greeting cards tell us otherwise. Heidi Stevens, chicagotribune.com, "This Mother's Day, let's stop pretending clean countertops bring us joy," 4 May 2018 Katie was an aspiring artist known at Dover High School for drawing comic strips. CBS News, "Steven Pladl, Katie Pladl incest case: Details emerge in murder-suicide," 23 Apr. 2018 Katie was an aspiring artist known at Dover High School for drawing comic strips. Frank Miles, Fox News, "Woman who married her birth father is laid to rest, along with their baby, after shocking murders," 22 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of comic strip

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of comic strip was in 1913

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comic strip

noun

English Language Learners Definition of comic strip

: a series of cartoon drawings that tell a story or part of a story

comic strip

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Kids Definition of comic strip

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

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