[kuh-mee-dik, -med-ik]
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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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for comedical

funny, comic, amusing, comical, jocose, jocular, laughable, witty, comedical

British Dictionary definitions for comedical


  1. of or relating to comedy
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Word Origin and History for comedical



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

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