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com·ic / ˈkämik/ • adj. causing or meant to cause laughter: comic and fantastic exaggeration. ∎  relating to or in the style of comedy: a comic actor. • n. 1. a comedian, esp. a professional one. 2. (comics) comic strips.

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comic Magazine consisting of stories told by means of strip cartoons with ‘balloons’ containing the characters' speech. Comics evolved from the comic-strip in the 1930s, and cover many subjects – from war and science fiction to school and family life. A tradition of adult, politicized, subversive and often erotic comics, along with explicit graphic novels, has established itself during the latter part of the 20th century.

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comic pert. to comedy XVI; ludicrous, funny XVIII. — L. cōmicus — Gr. kōmikós, f. kômos revel; see COMEDY, -IC.
So comical XV.

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