Com·e·dy n.; pl. Comedies A dramatic composition, or representation of a bright and amusing character, based upon the foibles of individuals, the manners of society, or the ludicrous events or accidents of life; a play in which mirth predominates and the termination of the plot is happy; -- opposed to tragedy.
With all the vivacity of comedy. --Macaulay.
Are come to play a pleasant comedy. --Shak.