Synonyms of 'comedy'
1 light entertainmentDictionary, sitcom (informal) , soap opera (slang)
Channel Four's comedy, 'Father Ted'
soap opera (slang)
soapie or soapy (Australian)
2 humourDictionary, fun, joking
He and I provided the comedy with songs and monologues.
Comedy is an imitation of the common errors of our life– The Defence of Poetry]
The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel– Letters]
All tragedies are finish'd by a death, All comedies are ended by a marriage– Don Juan]
You can't be beautiful and sexy forever. You can be funny
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Farce is the style of acting and writing that is typical of farces.
The plot often borders on farce.
Thesaurus for comedy from the Collins English Thesaurus
Comedy consists of types of entertainment , such as plays and films, or particular scenes in them, that are intended to make people laugh .