high comedy

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high comedy

n.
Comedy of a sophisticated and witty nature, often satirizing genteel society.

high comedy

n
(Theatre) comedy set largely among cultured and articulate people and featuring witty dialogue. Compare low comedy
high comedian n

high′ com′edy


n.
comedy dealing with polite society, characterized by sophisticated, witty dialogue and an intricate plot.
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Noun1.high comedy - a sophisticated comedy; often satirizing genteel society
comedy - light and humorous drama with a happy ending
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