comic strip


: a group of cartoons in narrative sequence

Examples of comic strip in a Sentence

a comic strip that is beloved by both children and adults
Recent Examples on the Web The feature is based on Richard McGuire’s graphic novel of the same name, which was released by Pantheon Books in 2014 starting with a six-page comic strip McGuire originally published in 1989. Samantha Bergeson, IndieWire, 26 June 2024 The hiss-tory of the Garfield comic strip, which inspired the movie, is much less complicated, however. Olivia B. Waxman, TIME, 24 May 2024 Davis later landed a job as an assistant on the comic strip Tumbleweeds, and started dreaming up a comic strip about an animal. Olivia B. Waxman, TIME, 24 May 2024 Pratt posed with Garfield comic strip creator Jim Davis at the movie's Los Angeles premiere on May 19. Tommy McArdle, Peoplemag, 24 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for comic strip 

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Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of comic strip was in 1911

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“Comic strip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

comic strip

: a series of cartoons that tell a story or part of a story

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