1. Relating to comedy, as distinct from tragedy.
I can not for the stage a drama lay,
Tragic or comic, but thou writ'st the play. --B. Jonson.
2. Causing mirth; ludicrous. “Comic shows.”
Com·ic, n. A comedian. [Obs.]
adj 1: arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a
steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing
fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise";
"funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very
funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it
hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience";
"risible courtroom antics" [syn: amusing, comical,
funny, laughable, mirthful, risible]
2: of or relating to or characteristic of comedy; "comic hero"
n : a professional performer who tells jokes and performs
comical acts [syn: comedian]