comedy

Part of speech: noun

An amusing drama; anything comical.

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Usage examples "comedy":

  1. Sir Walter Scott said that Hogg's thousand little touches of absurdity afforded him more entertainment than the best comedy that ever set the pit in a roar. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
  2. Yes, Madame Joubert; only- Pupasse, one more word- and- Madame Joubert was forgetting her comedy- Listen, Pupasse, and obey! - "Balcony Stories", Grace E. King.
  3. We laughed the more, I think, because the comedy seemed to come out of the revelation of the immense seriousness of the animals. - "My Little Sister", Elizabeth Robins.