• (GA) IPA: /ˈkɑmədi/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈkɒmədi/


  1. (countable, historical) A choric song of celebration or revel, especially in Ancient Greece.
  2. (countable) A light, amusing play with a happy ending.
  3. (countable, Medieval Europe) A narrative poem with an agreeable ending (e.g., The Divine Comedy).
  4. (countable, drama) A dramatic work that is light and humorous or satirical in tone.
  5. (drama) The genre of such works.
  6. (uncountable) Entertainment composed of jokes, satire, or humorous performance.
    Why would you be watching comedy when there are kids starving right now?
  7. The art of composing comedy.
  8. (countable) A humorous event.
Antonyms Related terms Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: comédia
  • Russian: коме́дия
  • Portuguese: comédia
  • Russian: коме́дия
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