dramedy

or dra·ma·dy

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

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.

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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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