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a dramatic production with comedic elements; a blend of the words comedy and drama
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 (drä′mĭ-dē, drăm′ĭ-)
n. pl. dra·me·dies
1. A film, television show, or theatrical work combining elements of drama and comedy.
2. The genre made up of such works.
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n, pl -dies
1. (Broadcasting) a television or film drama in which there are important elements of comedy
2. (Film) a television or film drama in which there are important elements of comedy
[C20: from dram(a) + (com)edy]
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or dra•ma•dy

(ˈdrɑ mə di, ˈdræm ə-)
n., pl. -dies.
a television program or series using both serious and comic subjects.
[1990–95; b. drama and comedy]
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