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comic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of comic

Synonym Discussion of comic

laughable, ludicrous, ridiculous, comic, comical mean provoking laughter or mirth. laughable applies to anything occasioning laughter.
    • laughable attempts at skating
ludicrous suggests absurdity that excites both laughter and scorn.
    • a thriller with a ludicrous plot
ridiculous suggests extreme absurdity, foolishness, or contemptibility.
    • a ridiculous display of anger
comic applies especially to what arouses thoughtful amusement.
    • a comic character
comical applies to what arouses spontaneous hilarity.
    • a comical hat

comic

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of comic

  1. 1 a person (as a writer) noted for or specializing in humor a well-known TV comic Synonyms of comic card, comedian, humorist, droll, farceur, funnyman, gagger, gagman, gagster, jester, joker, jokester, wag, witWords Related to comic comedienne, entertainer; banterer, cutup, kidder, knockabout, practical joker, prankster, quipper, quipster, teaser, wisecracker; buffoon, clown, fool, harlequin, zany; caricaturist, lampooner, parodist, satirist

  2. 2 a series of drawings that tell a story or part of a story posted an especially funny comic by the watercooler Synonyms of comic cartoon, comic strip, funny, stripWords Related to comic comic book, funny paper(s), graphic novel; animated cartoon, animation; caricature

  3. 3 the amusing quality or element in something a celebrated humorist who, without fail, could find the comic in even the most mundane of situations Synonyms of comic comedy, humor, comicality, drollery, drollness, funniness, hilariousness, humorousness, richness, uproariousnessWords Related to comic amusement, enjoyment, fun, pleasure; absurdity, irony, laughableness, ludicrousness, ridiculousness; whimsicality, wittiness, wryness; burlesque, caricature, farce, jest, lampoon, parody, satire, slapstick, spoof, takeoff; jocularity, jokiness, playfulness, waggishnessNear Antonyms of comic agony, anguish, dolor, grief, heartache, heartbreak, misery, sorrow, torment, torture, tribulation, woe; gravity, seriousness, soberness, solemnity, solemnness, sombernessAntonyms of comic pathos


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