Definition of comical in English:
Amusing, especially in a ludicrous or absurd way: a series of comical misunderstandings
More example sentences
- It made me jump at first, but once I was used to it, I found them strangely comical.
- Both were ridiculously funny in what must be two of the best comical roles ever written.
- And then she made a big comical show of shaking her watch and holding it up to her ear.
funny, comic, humorous, droll, chucklesome, witty, waggish, facetious, light-hearted, jocular, hilarious, hysterically funny;
informal jokey, wacky, side-splitting, rib-tickling, killing, killingly funny, priceless, a scream, a hoot, a laugh
informal , dated a card, a caution
North American informal wacko
British informal rum
- Example sentences
- ‘I have become increasingly convinced that great men have strong elements of comicality in them,’ he remarks.
- Both, far from being impressive, still less frightening, have a kind of burlesque vulgarity, even a comicality about them, which might have been effective in a different context.
- What he dubs the perfection of misunderstanding in his hands becomes both an admirable description of the film's comicality and the basis of narrative structure.
Pronunciation: /kɒmɪˈkalɪti/noun ( archaic )
Words that rhyme with comicalagronomical, anatomical, astronomical, economical, gastronomical, physiognomical
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