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alternative comedy

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Definition of alternative comedy in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A style of comedy rejecting established (especially racist or sexist) stereotypes and sometimes having a political component.
Example sentences
  • Top-quality alternative comedy is coming to Bromley this week with the opening of a new fortnightly comedy club.
  • Fourteen years later I started doing stand-up comedy in Boston, hanging out at comedy clubs and alternative comedy rooms in Boston.
  • Their humour bridged the gap between highbrow '60s satire and '80s alternative comedy.

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