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. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    Being able to laugh at ourselves and at the comical aspects of sex will take the pressure off the whole experience.

  3. Craig Moffett:

    Sprint used the comical tagline : We're almost as good for less money, and almost as good is, for obvious reasons, not a terribly compelling value proposition.

  4. 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.

  5. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.:

    It strikes me as gruesome and comical that in our culture we have an expectation that man can always solve his problems. This is so untrue that it makes me want to cry--or laugh.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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