Associations to the word «Comedy»


COMEDY, noun. Archaic Greece. a choric song of celebration or revel
COMEDY, noun. Ancient Greece. a light, amusing play with a happy ending
COMEDY, noun. Medieval Europe. a narrative poem with an agreeable ending (e.g., The Divine Comedy)
COMEDY, noun. (drama) A dramatic work that is light and humorous or satirical in tone
COMEDY, noun. (drama) The genre of such works
COMEDY, noun. Entertainment composed of jokes, satire, or humorous performance
COMEDY, noun. The art of composing comedy
COMEDY, noun. A humorous event
COMEDY DUO, noun. A double act (comic pairing).
COMEDY DUOS, noun. Plural of comedy duo
COMEDY OF ERRORS, noun. (idiomatic) A set of amusing or farcical events involving a series of awkward missteps or other mistakes.
COMEDY OF MANNERS, noun. A comic work that satirizes the manners and affectations of a social class, often represented by stock characters.

Dictionary definition

COMEDY, noun. Light and humorous drama with a happy ending.
COMEDY, noun. A comic incident or series of incidents.

Wise words

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