What does comical mean?

Definitions for comical
ˈkɒm ɪ kəlcom·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. comical(Adjective)

    Originally, relating to comedy.

    It was a comical performance

  2. comical(Adjective)

    Being funny, whimsically amusing.

    The tutor cruelly excelled in comical scoldings

  3. comical(Adjective)

    Being laughable, ridiculous.

    What a comical error!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comical(adj)

    relating to comedy

  2. Comical(adj)

    exciting mirth; droll; laughable; as, a comical story

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comical in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of comical in a Sentence

  1. Samuel Beckett:

    Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world.

  2. Cory Booker:

    If Cory Booker had told me back in June that we were going to miss a debate stage, I would have said, that would end the campaign, now, it's almost comical to me, to be frank.

  3. Brett Healy:

    The accusation is so juvenile and ludicrous it cannot be taken seriously, if this rumor was even remotely credible, someone here in Wisconsin would have alerted the media and filed a complaint with the Elections Commission. Rural Wisconsin voters, who have a history of voting Democrat in presidential elections, decided that they had enough of the far left policies of President Obama and they took it out on Clinton. For the Democratic Party to attempt to blame their widespread defeat on an imaginary bogeyman is comical and a little sad.

  4. Flannery O'Connor:

    Where there is no belief in the soul, there is very little drama . . . . Either one is serious about salvation or one is not. And it is well to realize that the maximum amount of seriousness admits the maximum amount of comedy. Only if we are secure in our beliefs can we see the comical side of the universe.

  5. Communication Fleur Pellerin:

    I don't know who you are Michael Keaton and that is just fine, but I know you are an actor with extraordinary talent and dexterity, capable of taking on the most diverse of roles, from the most tragic to the most comical, sliding from one to the other without ever running out of breath.

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  • забавен, смешен, чудат, шеговит, комиченBulgarian
  • àbhachdach, èibhinnScottish Gaelic
  • komisks, humoristisks, smieklīgs, jocīgs, komēdijasLatvian
  • grappig, hilarisch, lachwekkend, komisch, amusantDutch

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