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

  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.

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. 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.

  2. Michael Frizell:

    You can't make this stuff up, 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.

  3. Bryan Cranston:

    We were thinking of the right sensibility of the mom, she has to be a good actor, she has to have comic timing but have the deep well of emotions that this character needed. She is the glue that holds this family together. She’s the emotional center.

  4. Sophia Nelson/Abigail Honeycutt Screenshot/Sophia Nelson:

    I do not regret pointing out that I do not think there should be heterosexual characters, LGBTQ characters, Christian characters or any kind of characters in a kid's comic book about anything to do with anything other than children being children … and having superheroes.

  5. Michael Douglas:

    It was ... my first of the superhero comic book characters, so I am not used to it, it is a little overwhelming, it is a huge production but everybody was pretty well grounded.

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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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