Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: comical
IPA transcription: [k'ɑmɪkəl]
Pronunciations of comical
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: 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"
Usage examples
  • Betsy laughed joyously at the comical rout of the "noble army," and Polychrome danced with glee.
  • Karl meant to remove this before he went, for it was too comical to fall in with the rest of his proceedings.
  • They looked rather comical, all standing in stiff, straight rows, one after the other; but Mary did not mind that.
  • "Isn't he the dear, comical chap!" exclaimed Mrs. Phillips, with unction, glancing upward and backward at the girls.
  • The Unquenchables had done their best to be worthy of the name, for like elves they had worked by night and conjured up a comical surprise.
  • He'll dance soon; but, my dear, his boots," and the comical grimace that had accompanied the remark had caused Dorothy to laugh in spite of herself.
  • By the way, you look a little comical yourself at the present moment, captain, and your colonel would certainly say that you had been getting into mischief.
  • This must surely have been a comical sight, but poor Mr. Tebrick was altogether too distressed then or at any time afterwards to divert himself at such ludicrous scenes.
  • The big boy in the blue overalls spoke with such a comical drawl that the slender city lad could not help laughing, and with a slap that nearly sent his neighbor off his perch, Corny said good-naturedly:
  • After each verse another Clown cracked a long whip at the singer, which made him leap into the air and screw his face up in such a comical way that Dot and Tot were greatly amused, and applauded him rapturously.
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