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comical

adjective uk   /ˈkɒm.ɪ.kəl/  us   /ˈkɑː.mɪ-/
funny in a strange or silly way: He looked so comical in that hat.
comically
adverb uk   us  
Translations of “comical”
in Korean 웃기는…
in Arabic هَزَلي…
in Portuguese cômico…
in Catalan còmic…
in Japanese こっけいな…
in Italian comico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 古怪可笑的, 滑稽的…
in Russian потешный, забавный…
in Turkish gülünç, komik, acayip…
in Chinese (Simplified) 古怪可笑的, 滑稽的…
in Polish komiczny…
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