comic

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 [ˈkɒmɪk]


WordReference Collins English Usage © 2019
comic - comical - funny
‘comical’
When people or things seem amusing or absurd, you can describe them as comical.
There is something slightly comical about him.
‘comic’
Comic is used to describe things that are intended to make you laugh.
He is a great comic actor.
The novel is both comic and tragic.
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Be careful
Don't use ‘comical’ to describe things that are intended to make you laugh. Don't say, for example, ‘He is a great comical actor’.
‘funny’
The word that you usually use to describe someone or something that makes you laugh is funny.
Let me tell you a funny story.
Farid was smart and good-looking, and he could be funny when he wanted to.
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