of, relating to, or characteristic of comedy: comic situations; a comic sense.
provoking laughter; humorous; funny; laughable.
- non·com·ic, adjective, noun
- quasi-comic, adjective
- sem·i·com·ic, adjective
- un·com·ic, adjective
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How to use comic in a sentence
I am collaborating with others to write and art a comic book through which I want to talk to everyone about women’s struggle, and especially focus on menstruation.The Teenager Breaking Up Child Marriages, Door to Door | Pallabi Munsi | September 2, 2020 | Ozy
He, Gardiner and Montgomery are not alone in seeing a place for science in the comic universe.The superheroes in these comics were inspired by real scientists | Kyle Plantz | July 28, 2020 | Science News For Students
It’s not always easy to translate a complex science topic into a comic.Real-life scientists inspire these comic book superheroes | Kyle Plantz | June 14, 2020 | Science News
The three were not alone in seeing a place for science in the comic universe.Real-life scientists inspire these comic book superheroes | Kyle Plantz | June 14, 2020 | Science News
This gave credence to what’s known as the Bechdel Test, which was inspired by a comic strip drawn by graphic novelist Alison Bechdel.Does Hollywood Still Have a Princess Problem? (Ep. 394) | Stephen J. Dubner | October 24, 2019 | Freakonomics
From this attitude he draws a singular comic and literary power.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President | Pierre Assouline | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Spencer, 27, is variously described as a writer and a stand-up comic.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age) | Tom Sykes | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Same goes for the comic book character “Captain America,” which Marvel announced in July would be now be portrayed as a black man.
And, every election, we have our quasi-comic-relief candidates, your Al Haigs and Gary Bauers and Bill Richardsons.
In one painting, framed as a split-panel comic between the two, Ramone simply asks Vicious, “Did you kill her?”‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings | Melissa Leon | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A small contingent of the members hurried off to applaud the successful comic opera of the hour.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
It is curious to note children's first manifestations of a sense of the pathetic and the comic as represented in art.Children's Ways | James Sully
Perhaps our comic papers have never heard of the Improvement Clubs, or find nothing in them that is humorous.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
The fight seems quite funny to me now but, at the time, serio-comic would have better described my impressions.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
The sight of them not only fills me with ennui, but I have no intention of presenting your comic papers with material.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for comic
of, relating to, characterized by, or characteristic of comedy
(prenominal) acting in, writing, or composing comedy: a comic writer
a person who is comic, esp a comic actor; comedian
a book or magazine containing comic strips
(usually plural) mainly US and Canadian comic strips in newspapers, etc
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