Definition of sitcom in English:

sitcom

Line breaks: sit¦com
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪtkɒm
 
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noun

informal
  • A situation comedy.
    More 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.

Origin

1960s: abbreviation.

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