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Definition 1: a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for comic in the sense of this definition

(comic is a kind of ...) an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience

(... is a kind of comic ) a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior

(... is a kind of comic ) a female comedian

(... is a kind of comic ) a comedian who uses gags

(... is a kind of comic ) a person who enjoys telling or playing jokes

(... is a kind of comic ) the leading comedian in a burlesque show

(... is an instance of comic) Scottish ballad singer and music hall comedian (1870-1950)

(... is an instance of comic) United States slapstick comedian (born in England) who played the scatterbrained and often tearful member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1890-1965)

(... is an instance of comic) United States actor and comedian (born in 1945)

(... is an instance of comic) United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1890-1977)

(... is an instance of comic) United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1891-1961)

(... is an instance of comic) United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1893-1964)

(... is an instance of comic) United States comedian; one of four brothers who made motion pictures together (1901-1979)

(... is an instance of comic) United States comedian and actor in silent films noted for his acrobatic skills and deadpan face (1895-1966)

(... is an instance of comic) United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003)

(... is an instance of comic) risque English comedian (1925-1992)

(... is an instance of comic) United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)

(... is an instance of comic) United States comedian and film actor (1880-1946)

(... is an instance of comic) United States comedian remembered for his large nose and hoarse voice (1893-1980)

(... is an instance of comic) English comedian and film maker; portrayed a downtrodden little man in baggy pants and bowler hat (1889-1977)

(... is an instance of comic) United States comedian who pioneered comedy television shows (born 1922)

(... is an instance of comic) United States comedian and film actor (1896-1996)

(... is an instance of comic) United States comedian known for his timeing and delivery and self-effacing humor (1894-1974)

(... is an instance of comic) English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)

Definition 2: of or relating to or characteristic of comedy - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where comic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • comic hero

(comic belongs to category ...) the literary genre of works intended for the theater

Definition 3: arousing or provoking laughter - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where comic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
  • an amusing fellow
  • a comic hat
  • a comical look of surprise
  • funny stories that made everybody laugh
  • a very funny writer
  • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
  • a mirthful experience
  • risible courtroom antics

Synonyms for comic in the sense of this definition

(comic is similar to ...) full of or characterized by humor

"humorous stories" "humorous cartoons" "in a humorous vein"

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