American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A comedic play or movie in which dialogue is interspersed with songs, especially one with a focus on musical numbers and a simple plot.
- n. a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
“I knew he was old, for his voice was cracked and thin, but of great sweetness, and he sang an aria from a musical comedy which was popular then, called "The Joy of Life.”
“The musical comedy Irene featured a song called "Alice Blue Gown," shops marketed gray-blue fabric, hats, and hair ribbons, and hundreds of babies were named Alice and dressed not in the traditional pink but in Alice blue.”
“The play was the musical comedy Ben Bolt, and there was lots of tripping over chairs and mistaken identity.”
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