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. Buddy Hackett:

    Ya know, if you treated every comic the way you treated me tonight. You would never see a bad show.

  2. Michael Frizell:

    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, tiger King.

  3. Clint Eastwood:

    I read comic books when I was a kid, i don't read them now.

  4. Chris Evans ':

    I like the fact that they're skewing Spider-Man young because that's how he is in the comic books. He's a young kid, and Tom Holland has this really great innocence and naivete but sense of subtle maturity.

  5. Christopher Lloyd:

    It was love at first sight, everything just happened so easily with Michael. He has a comic flair, very spontaneous, had wonderful energy. It just all came through. And the chemistry we had between each other -- I felt we never had to work for it. It simply existed.

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Translations for comic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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