- producing laughter; amusing; funny: a comical fellow.
- Obsolete. pertaining to or of the nature of comedy.
Origin of comical
1. See amusing.
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Related Wordswhimsical, funny, farcical, humorous, ludicrous, wacky, entertaining, goofy, silly, absurd, ridiculous, ironic, laughable, comic, batty, camp, dizzy, droll, facetious, flaky
Examples from the Web for comical
“Adelie penguins are the most lovable, rollicking, comical kind,” the story read.Lovable ‘Madagascar’ Penguins Are Known to Rape and Torture in Real Life
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Initially, I only was aware of George as a musician and artist, along with his comical side.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More
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The soldier launches into a comical strut and pretends to polish his guard box with his knuckles.
His comical antics come to an end once the guard retreats to his box after giving his fellow guardsman a thumbs-up.
The charts now featured the likes of Limp Bizkit, a rap-metal band whose misogyny was so overt as to be comical.Beyoncé Is Our Indigo Girl: The Halcyon '90s and Feminism's Resurgence in Pop Music
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All right; and now will you let us have your plan of getting rid of these comical assailants?The Field of Ice
"Well, that's nice," retorted Benedetta with comical indignation.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
Godwin's disappointment would be comical if it were not painful.Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle
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"They are the most comical things in the world," replied their uncle.
No, really, it was comical how all that was becoming realized!L'Assommoir
- causing laughter
- ludicrous; laughable
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Word Origin and History for comical
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