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1. Characteristic of or having to do with comedy.
2. Of or relating to comic strips.
3. Amusing; humorous: a comic situation involving the family's pets.
a. A comedian.
b. A person whose behavior elicits laughter.
a. comics Comic strips.
b. A comic book.
3. A source of humor in art or life.
[Middle English comice, from Latin cōmicus, from Greek kōmikos, from kōmos, revel.]
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