amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risible
Meaning: 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"
Meaning: of or relating to or characteristic of comedy; "comic hero"
meaning of the word
Meaning: a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
"I'll bet that papa's is a comic one.
They say he is like Fielding: they talk of his wit, humour, comic powers.
He went about his duties in a costume which suggested the sportsman of the comic papers.
Her bulky figure in a shawl and skirt might have been comic were it not for the intensity of feeling upon her face.
It was too comic to have stumbled across Europe and lighted on the very headquarters of the puzzle we had set out to unriddle.
There was also Hignett, who added to the meagre salary allowed him by the bank by singing comic songs at the minor music halls.
Indeed, the steward found it hard to keep himself from laughing at the comic sight, but he ordered the servants off and led the dwarf into his own room.
It is also reported that he sometimes impeded the celerity of harvest operations by making burlesque speeches, or worse than that, comic sermons, from the top of some tempting stump, to the delight of the hired hands and the exasperation of the farmer.
He concludes his book on the motions of Mars with a half comic appeal to the Emperor to provide him with the sinews of war for an attack on Mars's relations--father Jupiter, brother Mercury, and the rest--but the death of his unhappy patron in 1612 put an end to all these schemes, and reduced Kepler to the utmost misery.
The stupid bewilderment on his face was so intensely comic that both Dick and Torpenhow, still panting and unstrung from a fight for life, had roared with laughter, in which the man seemed as if he would join, but, as his lips parted in a sheepish grin, the agony of death came upon him, and he pitched grunting at their feet.