Definition of low comedy in English:

low comedy

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[mass noun]
  • Comedy in which the subject and its treatment border on farce.
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    • It has involved high drama, low comedy, farce, shameless over-acting and an out-of-control budget.
    • He has an almost Shakespearian desire to mix high drama with low comedy, though Shakespeare rarely had characters doing both.
    • It's a skillful blend of low comedy and melodrama that expertly tugs audience heartstrings.

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