from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to comedy.
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- adj. Relating to comedy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of comedy.
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Often the best way to convey something comedic is to not try and be funny but simply let the viewer relate to the situation and see the humor for themselves.
: John Cusack finds himself back in comedic territory in what seems like forever in this latest “high concept” flick.
Time discovers a certain comedic talent in its health care coverage. »
«Time discovers a certain comedic talent in its health care coverage.
Typically portrayed in comedic roles (The World According To Garp, Harry and the Hendersons, and Third Rock from the Sun), Lithgow has already shown a strong bad guy persona by killing a girl and self-flagellating himself over a very hot shower.
Imagine RObert or the others performing in comedic skits?
A few gems: From the Darkness and the Depths, a discussion of photography leads to the story of an encounter with an invisible octopus; The Tail of the Big Sea-Serpent, a very early story in comedic "tribute" to the well-known Daedalus sea serpent sighting; The Finless Death, a fantastic twist on dangerous creatures from the bottom of the ocean.
Even in comedic and satiric forms that suspended the stability of this dominant gender ideology, it remained particularly complicated for Romantic women playwrights to portray a body scientifically sexed as female and discursively gendered as feminine that might challenge prevailing medical accounts that devalued the female body as an aberration deviating from the male anatomical “norm.”
And Smith, more often in comedic parts, is rewarded when he's doing something more dramatic.
In addition to portraying stalwart, manly characters he was also reasonably funny in comedic roles.