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ADJECTIVE (1)

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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Comical \Com"ic*al\, a. 1. Relating to comedy. [1913 Webster] They deny it to be tragical because its catastrophe is a wedding, which hath ever been accounted comical. --Gay. [1913 Webster] 2. Exciting mirth; droll; laughable; as, a comical story. "Comical adventures." --Dryden. Syn: Humorous; laughable; funny. See Droll. -- Com"ic*al*ly, adv. -- Com"ic*al"ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

comical 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]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "comical": absurd, broad, burlesque, comic, droll, farcical, foolish, funny, impish, ludicrous, mock-heroic, ridiculous, roguish, silly, slapstick, sportive, tragicomic, visible, waggish