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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comic  \Com"ic\,  a.  [L.  comicus  pertaining  to  comedy,  Gr  ?:  cf 
  F.  comique  See  {Comedy}.] 
  1.  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 
 
  2.  Causing  mirth;  ludicrous.  ``Comic  shows.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comic  \Com"ic\,  n. 
  A  comedian.  [Obs.]  --Steele. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  comic 
  adj  1:  arousing  or  provoking  laughter;  "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"  [syn:  {amusing},  {comical}, 
  {funny},  {laughable},  {mirthful},  {risible}] 
  2:  (drama)  of  or  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  comedy; 
  "comic  hero" 
  n  1:  a  professional  performer  who  tells  jokes  and  performs  comic 
  acts  [syn:  {comedian}] 
  2:  a  magazine  devoted  to  comic  strips  [syn:  {comic  book}] 




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