Definition of comic strip in English:

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comic strip

Pronunciation: /ˈkämik ˌstrip/

noun

A sequence of drawings in boxes that tell an amusing story, typically printed in a newspaper or comic book.
Example sentences
  • A sequel that tries to provide the comic-strip character with psychological depth.
  • The great comic-strip artists had evolved a vocabulary for treating things everybody knew about in ways that everybody could understand.
  • There was once a comic-strip character called Ivor Lott.

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Syllabification: com·ic strip

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