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Synonyms for comedyˈkɒm ɪ di

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comedy(noun)

    light and humorous drama with a happy ending

    Synonyms:
    clowning, funniness, drollery

    Antonyms:
    tragedy

  2. drollery, clowning, comedy, funniness(noun)

    a comic incident or series of incidents

    Synonyms:
    comedy, frivolity, buffoonery, drollery, funniness, japery, harlequinade, waggery, prank, clowning

    Antonyms:
    tragedy

Wiktionary

  1. comedy(noun)

    Antonyms:
    tragedy, drama

  2. comedy(noun)

    archaic Greece. a choric song of celebration or revel

    Antonyms:
    drama, tragedy

  3. comedy(noun)

    ancient Greece. a light, amusing play with a happy ending

    Antonyms:
    tragedy, drama

  4. comedy(noun)

    medieval Europe. a narrative poem with an agreeable ending (e.g., The Divine Comedy)

    Antonyms:
    tragedy, drama

  5. comedy(noun)

    A dramatic work that is light and humorous or satirical in tone

    Antonyms:
    drama, tragedy

  6. comedy(noun)

    The genre of such works

    Antonyms:
    drama, tragedy

  7. comedy(noun)

    entertainment composed of jokes, satire, or humorous performance

    Antonyms:
    drama, tragedy

  8. comedy(noun)

    the art of composing comedy

    Antonyms:
    tragedy, drama

  9. comedy(noun)

    a humorous event

    Antonyms:
    tragedy, drama

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

comic, humour, comedian, charade, humor, farce, playhouse, pretense


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