Where writers compared Ali to an "unwashed punk" draft dodger, Lipsyte saw a renegade and comic genius.
Another issues a comic proposal to rerun all of the Tours consecutively starting next month and through November.
What Norman Rockwell was to oil painting, Archie Andrews was to comic books.
In late night, the beginning of a program matters most; the last segment can be tossed to a band or a comic.
“I was really struck at first by how funny Michael was in his comic timing,” Mickle adds.
comic writers poked fun at these failings which are only too self-evident and showered ridicule upon them.
comic as was the description given, I had no inclination to be amused with it.
His comic reviews of the annual Salon contained, amongst many amusing follies, some just and stinging criticisms.
"Yes, here are five copecks-twenty, but that's all," he concluded with a comic gesture of his hand.
Thus the comic Latin Grammar is lepidissimus, funniest, or most funny.
late 14c., "of comedy in the dramatic sense," from Latin comicus "of comedy, represented in comedy, in comic style," from Greek komikos "of or pertaining to comedy," from komos (see comedy). Meaning "intentionally funny" first recorded 1791, and comedic (1630s) has since picked up the older sense of the word.
Speaking of the masters of the comedic spirit (if I call it, as he does, the Comic Spirit, this darkened generation will suppose me to refer to the animal spirits of tomfools and merryandrews) .... [G.B. Shaw, 1897]Something that is comic has comedy as its aim or origin; something is comical if the effect is comedy, whether intended or not.
"a comedian" is from 1580s, from comic (adj.). Latin adjective comicus also meant "a comic poet, writer of comedies." Meaning "a comic book or comic strip" is from 1889 (Comic strip first attested 1920; comic book is from 1941). Comic relief is attested from 1825.