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Synonyms for comedy
ˈkɒm ɪ dicom·e·dy

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  1. comedynoun

    drama, tragedy

  2. comedynoun

    drama, tragedy

  3. comedynoun

    tragedy, drama

  4. comedynoun

    tragedy, drama

  5. comedynoun

    tragedy, drama

  6. comedynoun

    drama, tragedy

  7. comedynoun

    drama, tragedy

  8. comedynoun

    tragedy, drama

  9. comedynoun

    tragedy, drama

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comedynoun

    light and humorous drama with a happy ending

    clowning, funniness, drollery


  2. drollery, clowning, comedy, funninessnoun

    a comic incident or series of incidents

    frivolity, buffoonery, drollery, funniness, japery, harlequinade, waggery, prank, clowning


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  1. List of paraphrases for "comedy":

    comic, humour, comedian, charade, humor, farce, playhouse, pretense

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  1. Julia Arnaz:

    Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Arnaz and Anzalone didnt have nearly enough time to spend with each other before her passing. LUCILLE BALL WOULD BE ELATED FOR WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD, BUT DISAPPOINTED IN COMEDY OFFERINGS ON TV, FRIENDS SAY The COVID-19 kept us apart, so I wasnt able to see her as much as I usually do because she was compromised and I didnt want her getting sick in any kind of way, so I wasnt able to spend as much time with her as I normally do because of the COVID since March. I mean, I saw her, but not as much; wed hang out every day practically she was here. Plus, she lived with me for a while.

  2. Joy Behar:

    I didn’t start making a living at [comedy] until I was about 41 or 42.

  3. La Bruyere:

    Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    True comedy shows & real melody songs are the two best remedy cures to most of the stress & strain of life

  5. Jim Orr:

    Hes done it with different kinds of films. Breaking In was a thriller, Girls Trip was an R-rated comedy. Little is kind of an all-ages film, PG-13 rated, hes a brand. And he has a great idea of what is going to be successful at the box office.

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