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sitcom Line breaks: sit¦com
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪtkɒm/

Definition of sitcom in English:


A situation comedy.
Example sentences
  • Certainly when Carla started out writing in the Sixties, there were very few women writing comedy or sitcoms led by women.
  • During the daytime there's the usual mix of American soaps, chat shows, dated sitcoms with the occasional old film thrown in.
  • Radio Scotland's comedy writing initiative has produced pilots of three brand new sitcoms.


1960s: abbreviation.

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