musical comedy love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A comedic play or movie in which dialogue is interspersed with songs, especially one with a focus on musical numbers and a simple plot.

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  • n. a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing


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  • I knew he was old, for his voice was cracked and thin, but of great sweetness, and he sang an aria from a musical comedy which was popular then, called "The Joy of Life."

    Three Times and Out: A Canadian Boy's Experience in Germany

  • The musical comedy Irene featured a song called "Alice Blue Gown," shops marketed gray-blue fabric, hats, and hair ribbons, and hundreds of babies were named Alice and dressed not in the traditional pink but in Alice blue.

    Futures Imperfect

  • The play was the musical comedy Ben Bolt, and there was lots of tripping over chairs and mistaken identity.

    The Wayward Muse


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