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sitcom
American English: /ˈsɪtˌkɑm/
British English: /ˈsɪtkɒm/

noun

  • [colloquial] 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.

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