comedic

[kuh-mee-dik, -med-ik]

adjective

of, relating to, or of the nature of comedy.

Nearby words

  1. come-outer,
  2. comeback,
  3. comecon,
  4. comedial,
  5. comedian,
  6. comedienne,
  7. comedist,
  8. comedo,
  9. comedo nevus,
  10. comedocarcinoma

Also co·me·di·cal.

Origin of comedic

1630–40; < Latin cōmoedicus < Greek kōmōidikós, equivalent to kōmōid(ía) comedy + -ikos -ic

Related formsco·me·di·cal·ly, adverb

Can be confusedcomedic comic comical

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British Dictionary definitions for comedical

comedic

adjective

of or relating to comedy
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Word Origin and History for comedical

comedic

adj.

1630s, from Latin comoedicus, from Greek komoidikos "pertaining to comedy," from komoidia (see comedy).

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