Definitions for comicˈkɒm ɪk

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word comic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comedian, comic(adj)

    a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts

  2. amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risible(adj)

    arousing or provoking laughter

    "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics"

  3. comic(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of comedy

    "comic hero"

Wiktionary

  1. comic(Noun)

    A comedian

  2. comic(Noun)

    A cartoon story, a graphic novel

  3. comic(Noun)

    A children's newspaper

  4. comic(Adjective)

    being funny

  5. comic(Adjective)

    related to comedy

  6. Origin: From comicus, from κωμικός, from κῶμος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comic(adj)

    relating to comedy, as distinct from tragedy

  2. Comic(adj)

    causing mirth; ludicrous

  3. Comic(noun)

    a comedian

  4. Origin: [L. comicus pertaining to comedy, Gr. kwmiko`s: cf. F. comique. See Comedy.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Comic

    kom′ik, adj. relating to comedy: raising mirth: droll.—n. (coll.) an amusing person: (coll.) a comic paper.—adj. Com′ical, funny: queer: ludicrous.—ns. Comical′ity, Com′icalness.—adv. Com′ically.—n. Comique (kō-mēk′), a comic actor or singer. [See Comedy.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. comic

    Tragedy viewed from the wings.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Clint Eastwood:

    I read comic books when I was a kid, i don't read them now.

  2. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    God is a comic playing to an audience that's afraid to laugh.

  3. Joan Rivers:

    There is not one female comic who was beautiful as a little girl.

  4. Umberto Eco:

    The comic is the perception of the opposite; humor is the feeling of it.

  5. Robbie Barnett:

    But of course in this case the rhetoric is so overdone that it has comic overtones.

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Translations for comic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ко́мик, ко́микс, комедиен, комичен, смешенBulgarian
  • ComicGerman
  • κωμικόςGreek
  • koomiksEstonian
  • کمیکPersian
  • koomikko, sarjakuva, koominen, komediaFinnish
  • comédien, bande dessinée, BD, marrant, drôle, cocasse, comiqueFrench
  • greannán, greannmharIrish
  • קומי, קומיקאית, קומיקאיHebrew
  • banda designate, comicaInterlingua
  • komikIndonesian
  • striscia, comico, fumetto, giornaletto, giornalinoItalian
  • 漫画Japanese
  • ко́мичар, комедиски, стрип, комиченMacedonian
  • pelawakMalay
  • komisch, humorist, strip, jeugdkrant, grappig, komiek, stripboek, stripverhaal, kinderkrantDutch
  • tegneserieNorwegian
  • komik, komiksPolish
  • cartum, história em quadrinhos, comediante, historinha, cômico, humorista, história de quadrinhos, banda desenhada, engraçado, divertidoPortuguese
  • комический, комедийный, смешной, ко́мик, комичный, эксце́нтрик, ко́миксRussian
  • kòmičan, smijéšanSerbo-Croatian
  • காமிக்Tamil

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