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1. comic

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmɪk'] arousing or provoking laughter.

Synonyms

  • amusing
  • funny
  • mirthful
  • humorous
  • risible
  • humourous
  • comical

Antonyms

  • keep
  • wise
  • uninteresting
  • familiar

Etymology

  • comicus (Latin)
  • κωμικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Comic

  • socioeconomic
  • microeconomic
  • macroeconomic
  • noneconomic
  • gastronomic
  • uneconomic
  • subatomic
  • monatomic
  • technomic
  • ergonomic
  • economic
  • diatomic
  • autonomic
  • islamic
  • atomic
  • adamik
  • adamec
  • tomich
  • romick

Sentences with comic


1. Adjective
Cut comic strips apart so that each frame of the strip is an individual square.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Pick two--one dramatic and one comic--memorize them, and practice them over and over.

Quotes about comic


1. I dug up some old John Buscema 'Conan' comics. Man, when Alfredo Alcala was inking, that was some of the most beautiful black and white comic art ever published. The stories are good, too, though early '70s comics based on Conan is a festival of sexist, racist stereotypes.
- Ted Naifeh

2. My stories are very somber, so I think I need the comic ingredient. Besides, life has so much humor.
- Manuel Puig

3. The comic is the perception of the opposite; humor is the feeling of it.
- Umberto Eco

2. comic

noun. ['ˈkɑːmɪk'] a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts.

Synonyms

  • performing artist
  • performer
  • gagman
  • merry andrew
  • clown
  • top banana
  • comedian
  • joker
  • buffoon
  • comedienne
  • standup comedian
  • goof
  • jokester

Antonyms

  • well
  • joyless
  • displeasing
  • unfunny

Etymology

  • comicus (Latin)
  • κωμικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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