What does comic mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term 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

  2. comic(Noun)

    A cartoon story, a graphic novel

  3. comic(Noun)

    A children's newspaper

  4. comic(Adjective)

    being funny

  5. comic(Adjective)

    related to comedy

  6. Origin: From comicus, from κωμικός, from κῶμος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comic(adj)

    relating to comedy, as distinct from tragedy

  2. Comic(adj)

    causing mirth; ludicrous

  3. Comic(noun)

    a comedian

  4. Origin: [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.

How to pronounce comic?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Stan LeeLee:

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

  3. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    God is a comic playing to an audience that's afraid to laugh.

  4. Joan Rivers:

    There is not one female comic who was beautiful as a little girl.

  5. Umberto Eco:

    The comic is the perception of the opposite; humor is the feeling of it.

Images & Illustrations of comic

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