he·​roi·​com·​ic hi-ˌrō-i-ˈkä-mik How to pronounce heroicomic (audio)
variants or heroicomical
: comic by being ludicrously noble, bold, or elevated

Word History


French héroïcomique, from héroïque heroic + comique comic

First Known Use

1708, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of heroicomic was in 1708

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Cite this Entry

“Heroicomic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heroicomic. Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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