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Amusing, especially in a ludicrous or absurd way:‘a series of comical misunderstandings’
funny, comic, humorous, droll, chucklesome, witty, waggish, facetious, light-hearted, jocular, hilarious, hysterically funnysilly, absurd, ridiculous, laughable, risible, droll, ludicrous, farcical, preposterous, foolishView synonyms
- ‘Apparently this comical scene was an attempt to slip through the security cordon at the complex.’
- ‘And then she made a big comical show of shaking her watch and holding it up to her ear.’
- ‘Confusion about that process is so rampant at the moment, however, as to be almost comical.’
- ‘The entire situation is so comical that I can't help but let a small giggle escape.’
- ‘The most comical comment of the week was on our way back to the airport.’
- ‘It made me jump at first, but once I was used to it, I found them strangely comical.’
- ‘I had a terrible but quite comical ride home on the tube last night.’
- ‘On his face is the most comical, quizzical expression, which is probably exactly how most of us would look if stuffed.’
- ‘They looked quite comical as they stood up with their fins and masks still on and their regulators still in their mouths.’
- ‘Despite the idea, the original series was startlingly comical in places.’
- ‘They did have this rather strange habit of sticking their thumbs up at the crowd after every song too which looked a tad comical at times.’
- ‘Both were ridiculously funny in what must be two of the best comical roles ever written.’
- ‘He falls off his chair and stumbles around in a comical manner to amuse us all.’
- ‘The Dublin goalkeeper may wear rather large comical gloves to ensure that the ball does not go past him.’
- ‘That, like everything else about the man, is so over the top, it's comical.’
- ‘Still, it was slightly comical, watching them scurry from the room as the machine did its stuff.’
- ‘His comical perspective on life never fails him and the audience can't help but accept him.’
- ‘There appeared to be thousands of them, in almost comical disarray, and a few police cars.’
- ‘None of them speak English so we have been communicating physically most of the time which is quite comical.’
- ‘The play is a heartbreaking but comical tale of the trials and tribulations couples go through.’
Late Middle English (in the sense ‘relating to or in the style of comedy’): from Latin comicus (see comic)+ -al.
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