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NOUN (1)

1. a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts;
[syn: comedian, comic]


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. arousing or provoking laughter;
- Example: "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"
- Example: "an amusing fellow"
- Example: "a comic hat"
- Example: "a comical look of surprise"
- Example: "funny stories that made everybody laugh"
- Example: "a very funny writer"
- Example: "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"
- Example: "a mirthful experience"
- Example: "risible courtroom antics"
[syn: amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risible]

2. of or relating to or characteristic of comedy;
- Example: "comic hero"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Comic \Com"ic\ (k[o^]m"[i^]k), a. [L. comicus pertaining to comedy, Gr. kwmiko`s: cf. F. comique. See Comedy.] 1. Relating to comedy, as distinct from tragedy. [1913 Webster] I can not for the stage a drama lay, Tragic or comic, but thou writ'st the play. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. Causing mirth; ludicrous. "Comic shows." --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Comic \Com"ic\, n. A comedian. [Obs.] --Steele. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

comic adj 1: arousing or provoking laughter; "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" [syn: amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risible] 2: of or relating to or characteristic of comedy; "comic hero" n 1: a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts [syn: comedian, comic]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

80 Moby Thesaurus words for "comic": amusing, animated cartoon, antic, banana, broad, burlesque, burlesquer, camp, campy, caricature, caricaturist, cartoon, clever, clown, comedian, comedienne, comic book, comic strip, comical, comics, cutup, droll, epigrammatist, facetious, fantastic, farcer, farceur, farceuse, farcical, farcist, funnies, funny, funnyman, gag writer, gagman, gagster, genteel comedian, grotesque, hilarious, hoke comic, humorist, humorous, ironist, jester, jocose, jocular, joker, jokesmith, jokester, lampooner, light, light comedian, low comedian, ludicrous, madcap, mirthful, mock-heroic, mocking, parodist, prankster, punner, punster, quipster, reparteeist, ridiculing, ridiculous, satirist, slapstick, slapstick comedian, stand-up comic, tragicomic, visible, wag, waggish, wagwit, wisecracker, wit, witling, witty, zany
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

COMIC COnversational Multimodal Interaction with Computers [project] (Europe)