Definitions

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

  • n. Informal A situation comedy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A situation comedy: an episodic comedy television program with a plot or storyline based around a particular humorous situation.
  • n. An episode of such a program.
  • Single Income, Two Children, Oppressive or Outrageous Mortgage

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a humorous drama based on situations that might arise in day-to-day life
  • n. a humorous television program based on situations that could arise in everyday life

Etymologies

From situation + comedy; situation comedy. (Wiktionary)

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  • Single Income, Two Children, Oppressive Mortgage.

    What yuppies turn into when they have children and one of them stops working to stay home with the kids or start a home business.

    October 3, 2007