Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Both serious and comic.

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  • adjective Having both serious and comedic qualities or tendencies.

Etymologies

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

[serio(us) + comic.]

Examples

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  • "You were the lion of the night with your seriocomic recitation and you looked the part."

    Joyce, Ulysses, 15

    January 28, 2007