HyperDic: comedy

English > 2 senses of the word comedy:
NOUNcommunicationcomedylight and humorous drama with a happy ending
communicationcomedy, drollery, clowning, funninessa comic incident or series of incidents
comedy > pronunciation
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English > comedy: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaninglight and humorous drama with a happy ending.
Narrowerblack comedycomedy that uses black humor
commedia dell'arteItalian comedy of the 16th to 18th centuries improvised from standardized situations and stock characters
dark comedyA comedy characterized by grim or satiric humor
farce, farce comedy, travestyA comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations
high comedyA sophisticated comedy
low comedyA comedy characterized by slapstick and burlesque
melodramaAn extravagant comedy in which action is more salient than characterization
seriocomedy, tragicomedyA comedy with serious elements or overtones
situation comedy, sitcomA humorous drama based on situations that might arise in day-to-day life
slapstickA boisterous comedy with chases and collisions and practical jokes
BroaderdramaThe literary genre of works intended for the theater
Oppositetragedydrama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance
Catalancomedia, comèdia
Adjectivescomicof or relating to or characteristic of comedy
comicalarousing or provoking laughter
English > comedy: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA comic incident or series of incidents.
Synonymsdrollery, clowning, funniness
Broaderfun, play, sportverbal / verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
Adjectivescomic, comicalarousing or provoking laughter

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