Definition of dramedy in English:


Line breaks: dra¦medy
Pronunciation: /ˈdrɑːmɪdi

noun (plural dramedies)

  • A television programme or film in which the comic elements derive mainly from character and plot development.
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    • It's not a dramedy, but the characters have a sense of humour about themselves.
    • This is a nice little character study and a watchable dramedy.
    • The Oscar-nominated dramedy, directed by the legendary Stanley Donen, stars Audrey Hepburn and Albert Finney as a couple dealing with the trials and tribulations of a rocky marriage.


early 20th century: blend of drama and comedy.

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