Pronunciation: (kom'ik),[key] —adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characterized by comedy: comic opera. 2. of or pertaining to a person who acts in or writes comedy: a comic actor; a comic dramatist. 3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of comedy: comic situations; a comic sense. 4. provoking laughter; humorous; funny; laughable.
—n. 1. a comedian.
2. See comic book. 3. comics,comic strips.
4. the comic,the element or quality of comedy in literature, art, drama, etc.: An appreciation of the comic came naturally to her.