heroicomic

adjective
he·​roi·​com·​ic | \ hi-ˌrō-i-ˈkä-mik How to pronounce heroicomic (audio) \
variants: or heroicomical \ hi-​ˌrō-​i-​ˈkä-​mi-​kəl How to pronounce heroicomical (audio) \

Definition of heroicomic

: comic by being ludicrously noble, bold, or elevated

First Known Use of heroicomic

1708, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for heroicomic

French héroïcomique, from héroïque heroic + comique comic

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