1 of, relating to, characterized by, or characteristic of comedy
2 prenominal acting in, writing, or composing comedy
a comic writer
4 a person who is comic, esp. a comic actor; comedian
5 a book or magazine containing comic strips
6 usually pl (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian) comic strips in newspapers, etc. (C16: from Latin comicus, from Greek komikos relating to comedy)
n a play largely set to music, employing comic effects or situations
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opéra bouffe →
n a sequence of drawings in a newspaper, magazine, etc., relating a humorous story or an adventure, (Also called)
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