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Definition 1: light and humorous drama with a happy ending - [noun denoting communication]

(comedy is a kind of ...) the literary genre of works intended for the theater

(... is a kind of comedy ) a humorous drama based on situations that might arise in day-to-day life

(... is a kind of comedy ) a comedy with serious elements or overtones

(... is a kind of comedy ) an extravagant comedy in which action is more salient than characterization

(... is a kind of comedy ) a comedy characterized by slapstick and burlesque

(... is a kind of comedy ) a sophisticated comedy; often satirizing genteel society

(... is a kind of comedy ) a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations

(... is a kind of comedy ) a comedy characterized by grim or satiric humor; a comedy having gloomy or disturbing elements

(... is a kind of comedy ) Italian comedy of the 16th to 18th centuries improvised from standardized situations and stock characters

(... is a kind of comedy ) comedy that uses black humor

(... is a kind of comedy ) a boisterous comedy with chases and collisions and practical jokes

Definition 2: a comic incident or series of incidents - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for comedy in the sense of this definition

(comedy is a kind of ...) verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)

"he became a figure of fun" "he said it in sport"

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