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low comedy

Syllabification: low com·e·dy

Definition of low comedy in English:

noun

Comedy in which the subject and the treatment border on farce.
Example sentences
  • 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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