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. 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?

  2. Ted CRUZ:

    This is not a cage match, and you look at the questions: 'Donald Trump are you a comic book villain? Ben Carson can you do math? John Kasich will you insult two people over here? Marco Rubio why don't you resign? Jeb Bush why have your numbers fallen?' How about talking about the substantive issues people care about?

  3. 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.

  4. Chris Hemsworth:

    Yeah, I mean, I think any actor would jump at that opportunity. I’m certainly a fan. A whole lot of pressure comes with that, though, i think the Bond fan base is probably more critical than the comic book fanbase. I don’t know, there’s plenty of guys who could do a better job than I would. Plenty of English men, and women.

  5. Stan LeeLee:

    Stan LeeLee and the Rise and Fall of the American Comic Book.

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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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