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Definition of tragicomedy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    tragicomedy

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˌtrædʒɪˈkɑmədi//
     
    [countable, uncountable] (pl. tragicomedies)
     
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  1. 1 a play or movie that is both funny and sad; plays or movies of this type
  2. 2an event or a situation that is both funny and sad
NAmE//ˌtrædʒɪˈkɑmɪk//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tragicomedy