Definition of tragicomic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌtrædʒiˈkɒmɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌtrædʒiˈkɑːmɪk//
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  1. 1connected with plays that are both funny and sad The play is a tragicomic masterpiece.
  2. 2(of an event or situation) both funny and sad the tragicomic failure of his dreams