dramedy

or dra·ma·dy

[ drah-muh-dee, dram-uh‐ ]
/ ˈdrɑ mə di, ˈdræm ə‐ /
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noun, plural dra·me·dies.

a television program or series using both serious and comic subjects, usually without relying on conventional plots, laugh tracks, etc.

Nearby words

  1. dramatization,
  2. dramatize,
  3. dramaturge,
  4. dramaturgy,
  5. drambuie,
  6. drammen,
  7. drammock,
  8. dramshop,
  9. drancy,
  10. drang

Origin of dramedy

blend of drama and comedy

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British Dictionary definitions for dramedy

dramedy

/ (ˈdrɑːmɪdɪ) /

noun plural -dies

a television or film drama in which there are important elements of comedy

Word Origin for dramedy

C20: from dram (a) + (com) edy

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