from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Provoking mirth or amusement; funny.
- adj. Of or relating to comedy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Originally, relating to comedy.
- adj. Being funny, whimsically amusing.
- adj. Being laughable, ridiculous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Relating to comedy.
- adj. Exciting mirth; droll; laughable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to comedy.
- Hence Exciting mirth; diverting; sportive; droll; funny: said of persons and things: as, a comical fellow; a comical story; a comical predicament.
- Given to revelry or dissipation; licentious.
- Strange; extraordinary.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. arousing or provoking laughter
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On April 20 he wrote an essay about what he calls the comical issues of the Summit of the Americas and then on 21st wrote about "serious issues."
You can certainly take issue with the term comical but I don’t think its sufficient evidence of being mean spirited considering the mainstream media and gibbs have both had to clean up after Biden’s gaffes.
What makes my error even more comical is that I innocently inferred that the industrious and opportunistic (in a positive sense) Europeans who became refugees to France during the turmoil of the Algerian independence movement had somehow contributed to the urban squalor I observed in La Rose which was about as far from the truth as one could venture.
They devised "mixed triples," fell in comical positions, and made wild shots.
What's even more comical, is that as these schools renovate their stadia, they are including WiFi hotspots - Oregon State did this in the expansion of Reser Stadium a couple years back.
The effect of having characters that are always comical is one of levity, and in the scheme of gravity of such a world you feel the void of intelligent people.
What I also find comical is how the right wingers think that by being against abortion it makes them holier than thou, but they have no problem with 47+ million people without health insurance many of them being children .......
John Hornor @ Bastardized Version, however, points out in comical fashion that it's not all that hard to mimic McCarthy's writing style.
I was in no mood for laughter, and yet I could not repress a smile, as memory recalled the comical voice and inimitable gestures with which young H.M. related the story.
I felt a sudden gush of warmth as I recalled his comical ways.