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comic

adjective  /ˈkɑm·ɪk/ us  

comic adjective (AMUSING)

making you want to laugh; amusing: a comic actor/performance/writer

comic

noun [C]  /ˈkɑm·ɪk/ us  

comic noun [C] (MAGAZINE)

( also comic book,  /ˈkɑm·ɪkˌbʊk/) a magazine, esp. for children, that contains a set of stories told in pictures with a small amount of writing

comic noun [C] (PERSON)

a comedian
Translations of “comic”
in Korean 웃기는…
in Arabic فُكاهي…
in French comique, drôle…
in Turkish komik, gülünç…
in Italian comico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滑稽的,好笑的, 有趣的…
in Russian комический…
in Polish komiczny…
in Spanish cómico…
in Portuguese cômico…
in German Lustspiel-…, komisch…
in Catalan còmic…
in Japanese おかしい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 滑稽的,好笑的, 有趣的…
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