What does Comic mean?

Definitions for Comic
ˈkɒm ɪkcom·ic

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Comic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comedian, comicadjective

    a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts

  2. amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risibleadjective

    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. comicadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of comedy

    "comic hero"

Wiktionary

  1. comicnoun

    A comedian

  2. comicnoun

    A cartoon story, a graphic novel

  3. comicnoun

    A children's newspaper

  4. comicadjective

    being funny

  5. comicadjective

    related to comedy

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

ChatGPT

  1. comic

    A comic is a medium that uses images arranged in sequence, often combined with text, to tell a story, create humor, or express ideas. Types of comics include comic strips, comic books, online or digital comics, and graphic novels. A comic can also refer to a comedian, someone who creates and performs comedy to entertain an audience.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comicadjective

    relating to comedy, as distinct from tragedy

  2. Comicadjective

    causing mirth; ludicrous

  3. Comicnoun

    a comedian

  4. Etymology: [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.

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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

Examples of Comic in a Sentence

  1. Avery Silman:

    We’re seeing success and people are enthusiastic. Customers are enthusiastic and that’s why they hate us, this is what I do. This is my passion. I’m a comic book lifer.

  2. Mark Hamill:

    I will say that comic books are not the easiest things to translate to film, number one. Even the most well meaning of filmmakers find what's acceptable on the printed page is very difficult to bring to film.

  3. Michael Frizell:

    I never imagined I'd be researching a book like this. It was a challenge to find a focus for the comic because there's so much happening, tiger King.

  4. Jerry Scott, Baby Blues: Ten Years and Still in Diapers:

    Where did they put pictures, comic strips, and coupons before they invented the refrigerator door?

  5. Gene Luen Yang:

    I was not a Shang-Chi fan when I was Gene Luen Yang, i encountered those Shang-Chi comics at a time when I didn't feel comfortable being a Chinese-American. So it just felt like, you know, the Chinese-American kid picking up the comic with the Chinese superhero -- it felt like I was highlighting what made me different.

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Translations for Comic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • комичен, комедиен, ко́микс, ко́мик, смешенBulgarian
  • ComicGerman
  • κωμικόςGreek
  • koomiksEstonian
  • کمیکPersian
  • koominen, komedia, sarjakuva, koomikkoFinnish
  • BD, marrant, drôle, cocasse, comédien, bande dessinée, comiqueFrench
  • greannmhar, greannánIrish
  • קומי, קומיקאי, קומיקאיתHebrew
  • comica, banda designateInterlingua
  • komikIndonesian
  • giornalino, giornaletto, comico, striscia, fumettoItalian
  • 漫画Japanese
  • ко́мичар, комичен, стрип, комедискиMacedonian
  • pelawakMalay
  • stripverhaal, komiek, strip, komisch, humorist, stripboek, jeugdkrant, kinderkrant, grappigDutch
  • tegneserieNorwegian
  • komiks, komikPolish
  • humorista, banda desenhada, divertido, cômico, cartum, engraçado, história em quadrinhos, história de quadrinhos, comediante, historinhaPortuguese
  • смешной, комический, комедийный, ко́микс, эксце́нтрик, ко́мик, комичныйRussian
  • smijéšan, kòmičanSerbo-Croatian
  • காமிக்Tamil

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