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comic

com·ic

comic

 
 
pronunciation:
ka mihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: amusing or funny.
It was a comic situation when we found out that we had bought each other the same thing for Christmas.
antonyms:
serious
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who is paid to make people laugh; comedian.
similar words:
comedian
definition 2: (plural) one or more series of cartoons, or a book, magazine, or newspaper section that contains such series.
I like to read the Sunday comics in the paper.
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The word comic contains the following part:
-ic Latin and Greek adjective-forming suffix that means like, pertaining to
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The suffix -ic attaches to roots and words of Greek or Latin origin to form adjectives. A few words ending in -ic (magic , critic , music ) were adjectives that became nouns in Greek before they entered English, also as nouns.