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Definition of 'comedy'

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Example sentences containing 'comedy'

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On the surface a buddy comedy about a con artist fox and rabbit cop. The Sun (2016)It was the prelude to one of the funniest scenes in film comedy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It picked up the Emmy for outstanding comedy series last weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was more than a persona, but not quite a comedy character. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Of the five biggest earners from a drama or comedy, three are women. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When his blend of comedy and drama works, his writing is in a league of its own. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Another amusing comedy of errors. The Sun (2016)She said:'I really enjoy playing the comedy and the fun. The Sun (2017)Common Sense is a new comedy series, which is filmed right up to the wire to keep it topical. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I don't like romantic comedies, so there you go. The Sun (2016)You can then record your comedy clips of people and send them to pals. The Sun (2012)Which comedy series uses all nine letters? The Sun (2015)Thank goodness for a return to quality comedy entertainment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Riches presents his fabulously funny exercise in character comedy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In that sense comedy and life were one. John Fisher Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)But this new bittersweet comedy drama looks more promising. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was all very agreeable and an amusing comedy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Instead it is an anodyne light comedy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But situation comedy on the telly today is not a patch on what it used to be. The Sun (2014)We are looking for real punters who know and care about comedy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is time to make some interesting documentaries and some good comedy programmes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is a twist of wisdom about this romantic comedy that inspires tears. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She had an inbuilt knack of seeing comedy in people and writing it. The Sun (2016)As with all situations there were comedy moments. Richard Holmes Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)Family comedy about a musician whose life is turned upside down by a trio of singing rodents. The Sun (2009) Character comedy at its most committed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That is the comedy of life. The Sun (2010)In that comedy he played a carer who worked for a rich, white disabled man. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was no longer a series of drawing-room comedies or stiff war films. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Bed down for six and a half hours of music, entertainment and comedy. The Sun (2011)That said, there did seem to be more bickering and less of the light comedy in which the show used to specialise. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Synonyms of 'comedy'

light entertainment, sitcom, soap opera, soapie or soapy
humour, fun, joking, farce

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In Common Usage. comedy is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'comedy'

British English: comedy /ˈkɒmɪdɪ/ NOUN
Comedy consists of types of entertainment that are intended to make people laugh.
His career was in comedy.
  • American English: comedy
  • Arabic: كوميديا
  • Brazilian Portuguese: comédia
  • Chinese: 喜剧
  • Croatian: komedija
  • Czech: komedie
  • Danish: komedie
  • Dutch: komedie
  • European Spanish: humorismo
  • Finnish: komedia
  • French: comédie drôle
  • German: Komödie
  • Greek: κωμωδία
  • Italian: commedia
  • Japanese: コメディー
  • Korean: 코미디
  • Norwegian: komedie
  • Polish: komedia
  • European Portuguese: comédia
  • Romanian: comedie
  • Russian: комедия
  • Spanish: comedia
  • Swedish: komedi
  • Thai: ละครตลก
  • Turkish: komedi
  • Ukrainian: комедія
  • Vietnamese: hài kịch

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