Definition of dramedy
: a comedy (such as a film or television show) having dramatic moments
Recent Examples of dramedy from the Web
The streaming giant has scrapped plans for a special screening of Orange Is the New Black and GLOW, its new wrestling dramedy also from Jenji Kohan, in England.
Glow, a dramedy about women’s professional wrestling in the ‘80s starring Alison Brie; Gypsy, starring Naomi Watts as a therapist who starts to get too involved with her patients’ cases; and these titles (yes, 13 Going on 30 is back again).
Over time, the dramedy slowly rebels against that conventional, fish-out-of-water narrative to depict the absurdity and horror of prison life.
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Origin and Etymology of dramedy
blend of drama and comedy
First Known Use: 1978
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