from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a half-serious, half-comic manner.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Her dress had been originally fine, but was torn and dirty; and her hair, which was a very violent red, was tumbled serio-comically about her forehead.
Unhappily, in 1623, his library was destroyed by fire, an accident serio-comically described in his witty poem, "An Execration upon Vulcan."
More people took my PrattPunk suggestion seriously well, serio-comically than I’d expected, and apparently Tim Pratts will be popping up several books and stories next year.