comical

[ kom-i-kuh l ]
/ ˈkɒm ɪ kəl /

adjective

producing laughter; amusing; funny: a comical fellow.
Obsolete. pertaining to or of the nature of comedy.

Origin of comical

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at comic, -al1

Related forms

Can be confused

comedic comic comical

Synonym study

1. See amusing.
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British Dictionary definitions for comically

comical

/ (ˈkɒmɪkəl) /

adjective

causing laughter
ludicrous; laughable

Derived Forms

comically, adverbcomicalness, noun
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