comical

[ kom-i-kuhl ]
/ ˈkɒm ɪ kəl /

adjective

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

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Origin of comical

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

synonym study for comical

1. See amusing.

OTHER WORDS FROM comical

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH comical

comedic, comic, comical
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British Dictionary definitions for comical

comical
/ (ˈkɒmɪkəl) /

adjective

causing laughter
ludicrous; laughable

Derived forms of comical

comically, adverbcomicalness, noun
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