heroicomic

[ hi-roh-i-kom-ik ]
/ hɪˌroʊ ɪˈkɒm ɪk /

adjective

blending heroic and comic elements: a heroicomic poem.

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Also he·ro·i·com·i·cal [hi-roh-i-kom-i-kuhl] /hɪˌroʊ ɪˈkɒm ɪ kəl/ .

Origin of heroicomic

First recorded in 1705–15; heroi(c) + comic
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