noun (comed, ies, -)
Translations: Etymology: From Ancient Greek (komodia) "theatrical act that amuses", from (komos) "entertaiment, merriment" + (ode) "lyric song".
- archaic Greece. a choric song of celebration or revel
- ancient Greece. a light, amusing play with a happy ending
- medieval Europe. a narrative poem with an agreeable ending (e.g., The Divine Comedy)
- a dramatic work that is light and humorous or satirical in tone
- the genre of such works
- entertainment composed of jokes, satire, or humorous performance
- the art of composing comedy
- a humorous event
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