What does Comic mean?

Definitions for Comic
ˈkɒm ɪkCom·ic

Here are all the possible meanings 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

    Etymology: From comicus, from κωμικός, from κῶμος.

  2. comicnoun

    A cartoon story, a graphic novel

    Etymology: From comicus, from κωμικός, from κῶμος.

  3. comicnoun

    A children's newspaper

    Etymology: From comicus, from κωμικός, from κῶμος.

  4. comicadjective

    being funny

    Etymology: From comicus, from κωμικός, from κῶμος.

  5. comicadjective

    related to comedy

    Etymology: From comicus, from κωμικός, from κῶμος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comicadjective

    relating to comedy, as distinct from tragedy

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

  2. Comicadjective

    causing mirth; ludicrous

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

  3. Comicnoun

    a comedian

    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. Thornton Wilder:

    The comic spirit is given to us in order that we may analyze, weigh, and clarify things in us which nettle us, or which we are outgrowing, or trying to reshape.

  2. Robbie Barnett:

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

  3. Matthew Belloni:

    If this was not a comic book character it would be among the most chilling characters I have ever seen in film. It's really disturbing.

  4. Larry Wilmore:

    I don't always feel like I have to have a strong opinion about something, sometimes I'm agnostic about an issue and my whole thing is to try and get more information. That's part of my comic persona, too. I call myself a passionate centrist, which means half the time I disagree with myself.

  5. Jim Jefferies:

    This is just cancel culture, the guy shouldnt have been fired, its just a couple of things back in his history. Are we going to go through everyones history, or are we going to get rid of every sketch that Saturday Night Live has done that involved race ? WALLS OF JERICHO DRUMMER ARRESTED WITH OVER 630 POUNDS OF MARIJUANA While many comedians feel that cancel culture is unfair and unjust, there are some that feel its necessary and will help the art form grow. Caley Chase, daughter of legendary comic Chevy Chase and a standup comedian herself, spoke with The Los Angeles Times about how far comedians can go. There are some bad people out there, and there are some really [ bad ] things to say, she said. Theres a line. Did you hurt someone ? Thats the line. Another.

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Translations for Comic

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  • 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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    transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication
    • A. interrogate
    • B. adventure
    • C. accompany
    • D. distinguish

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