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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How to say comic in sign language?

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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. Clint Eastwood:

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

  2. Eric Deggans:

    Look around now and blerds are everywhere, intellectual, rock and roll loving, politics talking, comic book reading black nerds.

  3. Mohammad Rafiq:

    Children read comic books, fairy tales but we have grown up listening about Hindu, Muslim riots. My vote will be my reaction to our painful past, our time will also come.

  4. 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.

  5. 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?

Images & Illustrations of comic

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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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