comic Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comical.
- an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
- an amusing fellow
- a comic hat
- a comical look of surprise
- funny stories that made everybody laugh
- a very funny writer
- it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
- a mirthful experience
- risible courtroom antics
adjective of or relating to or characteristic of comedy
- comic hero
Relating to comedy, as distinct from tragedy.
I can not for the stage a drama lay, Tragic or comic, but thou writ'st the play. B. Jonson.
Causing mirth; ludicrous."Comic shows." Shak.
A comedian.Obs. Steele.