comic strip


noun

a sequence of drawings, either in color or black and white, relating a comic incident, an adventure or mystery story, etc., often serialized, typically having dialogue printed in balloons, and usually printed as a horizontal strip in daily newspapers and in an uninterrupted block or longer sequence of such strips in Sunday newspapers and in comic books.

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Origin of comic strip

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20
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British Dictionary definitions for comic strip

comic strip

noun

a sequence of drawings in a newspaper, magazine, etc, relating a humorous story or an adventureAlso called: strip cartoon
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