Dictionary.com

dramedy

or dra·ma·dy

[ drah-muh-dee, dram-uh‐ ]
/ ˈdrɑ mə di, ˈdræm ə‐ /
Save This Word!

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.

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of dramedy

Blend of drama and comedy
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for dramedy

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Book Your Online Tutor Now