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comedy of manners a comedy that satirizes the customs and manners of fashionable society.
Divine Comedy a rhymed medieval Italian epic poem written by Dante Alighieri, describing his imaginary progression from Hell through Purgatory to Paradise.
high comedy comedy involving the upper social classes, featuring an intricate plot, sophisticated characterization, and witty dialogue. (Cf. low comedy.)
low comedy comedy that is based on bawdy jokes, humorous situations, or physical action such as horseplay and slapstick; burlesque; farce.
physical comedy comedic performance that uses the body to express exaggerated emotional states.
situation comedy a comedy, esp. a television series, with a continuing cast of characters who appear in episodic plots; sitcom.