Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a mixture of seriousness and comicality.
- n. A professional singer of serio-comic songs; one who performs seriocomic rôles.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having a mixture of seriousness and sport; serious and comical.
- adj. mixing the serious with the comic with comic predominating
“Anyway, you should really follow Mac McClelland on Twitter, as she continues her serio-comic adventures in the Land Of The Sometimes Free Press.”
“The pretext for undertaking a war in Yemen in earnest is currently the serio-comic "attempted terrorist attack" by a young Nigerian national on a passenger airliner outside of Detroit on Christmas Day.”
“Still have to see Talk to Me - I'd LOVE to see him do a serio-comic role like that.”
“This triggers a succession of serio-comic events involving a plastic surgeon, former Big Fat Greek Wedding star Nia Vardalos, a drug lord's 'second-best assassin in the world,' etc.”
“The shining wet road of Wollheim's memoir came to mind for me because its serio-comic narrative of his emotional de-formation unexpectedly condenses a number of recurrent motifs in the autobiographical writings of”
“The most fun you may not be having: FX's Terriers, a terrific serio-comic private-eye show airing on Wednesdays.”
“Both of them are serio-comic looks at the lives of real-life celebrities who played themselves, but only one of them was actually based on fact.”
“The guy is obviously the preeminent serio-comic voice of our time, which is saying something given the stiff competition he faces in that category.”
“All I retained from these first two Terminator films was the serio-comic image of Arnold Schwarzenegger with machine-made muscles.”
“They are gracefully wrought serio-comic novels about life in a small Texas town.”
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