What does the word comic mean?

Usage examples for comic

  1. Not one of us but was somehow to be provided with a part, though I recall my brother as the constant comic star. – A Small Boy and Others by Henry James
  2. To the rear could be seen also the mountain battery coming at a comic trot, with every man obviously in a deep rage with every mule. – Last Words by Stephen Crane
  3. The statement made by Mrs. Cecil that drinking in London was not so serious because the talk and excitement among friends would carry off the effects, is thought by doctors almost comic. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward