Definition of dramedy
: a comedy (such as a film or television show) having dramatic moments
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The show, a dramedy, has a relatively straightforward premise: A group of friends who first met at Harvard now approach their 40s with various levels of success and trepidation.
From College (Netflix): Gen Xers get their own Big Chill with this dramedy about a group of college friends (including Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders and Fred Savage) who reunite in New York 20 years after Harvard.
Netflix's recently dropped the trailer for To The Bone, a dramedy about a teen girl who has anorexia.
Netflix has ordered ten one-hour episodes of the dramedy.
Viceland’s first attempt at a scripted show is a dramedy in which James Van Der Beek stars as a satirically egocentric version of Diplo, the world-famous DJ and record producer.
But the fifth-season finale of the Netflix prison dramedy, released June 9, shatters the world of Litchfield Penitentiary.
OITNB is a dramedy in the truest sense, and a big part of the show's genius has been its ability to straddle the emotional spectrum.
In its first few years of existence, Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black evolved from a dramedy about an oblivious white woman enduring prison to a deft and richly textured portrait of injustice in America.
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Origin and Etymology of dramedy
blend of drama and comedy
First Known Use: 1978See Words from the same year
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