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, 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

    Etymology: From comicus, from κωμικός, from κῶμος.

  2. comic(Noun)

    A cartoon story, a graphic novel

    Etymology: From comicus, from κωμικός, from κῶμος.

  3. comic(Noun)

    A children's newspaper

    Etymology: From comicus, from κωμικός, from κῶμος.

  4. comic(Adjective)

    being funny

    Etymology: From comicus, from κωμικός, from κῶμος.

  5. comic(Adjective)

    related to comedy

    Etymology: From comicus, from κωμικός, from κῶμος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comic(adj)

    relating to comedy, as distinct from tragedy

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

  2. Comic(adj)

    causing mirth; ludicrous

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

  3. Comic(noun)

    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. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Life is a cinema industry of incriminating evidence of higher powers, constant rebirths of reincarnation are endless movie takes. In front of lies or hypocrisy, a numbering clapper announces the scene of a comic sketch of self-deception. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Paige Braddock:

    I think a little bit of our challenge is introducing fans to Snoopy who maybe don't know Snoopy, but once they discover Snoopy, there are universal truths in the comic that I think appeal to every generation ... because the comic is not just about humor it's about relationships, it's about failures, it's about joy, it really runs the whole range of human emotion and story telling.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Seth Rogen:

    There’s tons of stuff from the comic that Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon hope to include, for people who know the comics, there are all sorts of Easter eggs … that don’tobviously confuse people that are just coming to the show for the first time.

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Translations for comic

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  • 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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