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buffo a comic role in an opera, usu. one for a bass singer. [1/2 definitions]
caricature a depiction, in a drawing or verbal description, that deliberately exaggerates or distorts some features of the person or thing represented to produce a comic or grotesque appearance. [1/4 definitions]
cartoon a drawing or series of drawings, usu. with written or spoken commentary or dialogue, and usu. humorous or satirical in nature; caricature; comic strip. [1/5 definitions]
Caspar Milquetoast a timid, easily dominated character in the early twentieth-century comic strip The Timid Soul by H. T. Webster. [1/2 definitions]
clown a comic performer, as in a circus, who wears odd clothes and exaggerated makeup and entertains by jokes, tricks, juggling, and the like. [1/4 definitions]
comedian an actor or writer of comic works. [1/3 definitions]
comedienne an actress in comic works. [1/2 definitions]
comical of or relating to comedy; comic. [1/2 definitions]
gagman a person who writes comic material, such as jokes, gags, and skits, for entertainers.
Harlem Globetrotters world-renowned U.S. basketball team founded in 1927, which plays exhibition matches highlighting their extraordinary skill and comic maneuvers.
light opera a short, comic, musical play; operetta.
minstrel show a comic variety show performed by a troupe of actors in blackface.
opéra bouffe a comic, farcical, or satirical opera.
Penzance a seaport town in the southwest corner of England and the setting of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera, The Pirates of Penzance.
Pierrot a comic male character in old French pantomime who wears loose white pantaloons, a short jacket with large buttons, and whiteface.
pop art a form of modern art that uses subjects from everyday life and the mass media, and adapts techniques of commercial art such as comic strips.
Punchinello the chief comic character in a traditional Italian puppet show who is the prototype of Punch, or a person resembling this character.
revue a form of entertainment consisting of a series of songs, comic routines, and dances, often as parodies of current affairs and people.
sight gag a comic presentation or action whose effect is achieved by physical means rather than by words.
soubrette a pert, saucy, or flirtatious maidservant or lady's maid in a comic play or opera, or the actress or singer who plays such a role.
stand-up designating a comic performance done alone on stage. [1/4 definitions]