Meaning of “comic” in the English Dictionary

"comic" in British English

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comicadjective

uk /ˈkɒm.ɪk/ us /ˈkɑː.mɪk/

B1 funny and making you want to laugh:

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comicnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒm.ɪk/ us /ˈkɑː.mɪk/

comic noun [ C ] (BOOK)

A2 also mainly US comic book a magazine or book that contains a set of stories told in pictures with a small amount of writing

the comics

US the section of a newspaper where comic strips appear:

Dad read the front page while the kids read the comics.

(Definition of “comic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"comic" in American English

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comicadjective

us /ˈkɑm·ɪk/

comic adjective (AMUSING)

making you want to laugh; amusing:

comicnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑm·ɪk/

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

(Definition of “comic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)