Definitions for comic
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word comic.
a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
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"
of or relating to or characteristic of comedy
A cartoon story, a graphic novel
A children's newspaper
related to comedy
Etymology: From comicus, from κωμικός, from κῶμος.
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.
relating to comedy, as distinct from tragedy
causing mirth; ludicrous
Etymology: [L. comicus pertaining to comedy, Gr. kwmiko`s: cf. F. comique. See Comedy.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
Tragedy viewed from the wings.
The numerical value of comic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of comic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
God is a comic playing to an audience that's afraid to laugh.
... everything in nature is lyrical in its ideal essence, tragic in its fate, and comic in its existence.
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.
And I hadn't really, had never acted with her onstage, and had never really acted with her at all. And I was just reminded of how funny and smart and know what a great comic actor she is, or actor, never mind the comic part, but, she just, she's very good at it. ... I hope everybody gets to see her do it.
Studios make the decision that if they're going to Comic-Con, they have to bring their A-game, if you don't come with something that's going to get people excited, it could actually backfire ... It's not cheap to make a splash at Comic-Con.
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- комичен, комедиен, ко́микс, ко́мик, смешенBulgarian
- koominen, komedia, sarjakuva, koomikkoFinnish
- BD, marrant, drôle, cocasse, comédien, bande dessinée, comiqueFrench
- greannmhar, greannánIrish
- קומי, קומיקאי, קומיקאיתHebrew
- comica, banda designateInterlingua
- giornalino, giornaletto, comico, striscia, fumettoItalian
- ко́мичар, комичен, стрип, комедискиMacedonian
- stripverhaal, komiek, strip, komisch, humorist, stripboek, jeugdkrant, kinderkrant, grappigDutch
- 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
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