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comedy of manners

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A comedy satirizing the attitudes and behavior of a particular social group, often of fashionable society.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A comic work that satirizes the manners and affectations of a social class, often represented by stock characters.

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