Definition of 'comic'
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So did he use a comic form to make it easier to say provocative things? Times, Sunday Times (2016)They distributed leaflets, including some in comic strip form. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Try out fact books, joke books and comics as well as fiction. The Sun (2016)And with literary adaptations now including movies of beloved comic books, fan scrutiny will only intensify. The Sun (2016)It's all done with great style and comic effect. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hundreds flocked to hear his after-dinner speeches when his playing days were done but he was not a comic turn. The Sun (2017)Deeply researched, fluently written and darkly comic, it reads like a thriller. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Which comics are funny both on and off the stage? The Sun (2011)Also made a string of films and has continued performing as solo comic. The Sun (2013)What is it that makes one comic work and another fail? The Times Literary Supplement (2014)There are some funny twists and the comic actors have great expressive faces. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This parable has a comic and a tragic thread. Christianity Today (2000)They are something of a comic double act. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Drawing funny comics has always been a serious business for us. The Sun (2012)Is it bad taste to make suicide a comic turn? Times, Sunday Times (2006)But any aspiring comic actors should just sit and watch the masterclass. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is done as a comic turn and no more. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The plot device of financial anonymity is as old as comic opera and it is always a winner. Times, Sunday Times (2008)School dramas acted with comic vim. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Written in a comic book form, each page is a story in its own right. The Sun (2009)Some of these scenes are dramatised within the play, to great comic effect. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Photography, graphic art and comic books all feature. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The father and son comic duo often perform four times a day at 10,000 a time. The Sun (2009)Some were reading comics, some were asleep. Spitfire Women of World War II (2007)The effect is unintentionally comic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But yet not wasting a syllable in perfectly formed, discrete comic observations that always engage with the world we live in. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their generic rock is the backing for observations about gender so hackneyed that the audience would demand a refund if a stand-up comic tried them. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The evidence of those years, by way of vintage comics and magazines, is always within reach as he writes. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
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Translations for 'comic'
British English: comic /ˈkɒmɪk/ NOUN
A comic is an entertainer who tells jokes in order to make people laugh.
- American English: comic
- Arabic: مـُمَثِّل هَزْلِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: cômico
- Chinese: 滑稽演员
- Croatian: komičar
- Czech: komik
- Danish: komiker
- Dutch: grappenmaker
- European Spanish: humorista
- Finnish: koomikko
- French: comique
- German: Komiker
- Greek: κωμικός
- Italian: comico
- Japanese: 喜劇俳優
- Korean: 코미디언
- Norwegian: komiker
- Polish: komik
- European Portuguese: cómico
- Romanian: comic
- Russian: комик
- Spanish: actor cómico
- Swedish: serietidning
- Thai: ตัวละครตลก
- Turkish: komik
- Ukrainian: комік
- Vietnamese: diễn viên hài
British English: comic ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as comic, you mean that it makes you laugh, and is often intended to make you laugh.
The novel is comic and tragic.
Definition of comic from the Collins English Dictionary
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