Definition of Situation comedy

1. Noun. A humorous drama based on situations that might arise in day-to-day life.

Exact synonyms: Sitcom
Generic synonyms: Comedy



2. Noun. A humorous television program based on situations that could arise in everyday life.
Exact synonyms: Sitcom
Generic synonyms: Television Program, Television Show, Tv Program, Tv Show

Definition of Situation comedy

1. Noun. An episodic comedy television program with a plot or storyline based around a particular humorous situation. ¹

2. Noun. An episode of such a program. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Situation Comedy

sitting still
sitting table
sitting tables
sitting toilet
sitting trot
sitting up
sittings
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situated
situates
situating
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situation anxiety
situation awareness
situation comedies
situation comedy (current term)
situational
situational psychosis
situational test
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situationism
situationist
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situationlessness
situations
situative
situla
situlae
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situp

Literary usage of Situation comedy

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1. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"... i,ix:k video: benefits of quitting Cartoon: drawbacks Of smoking Situation comedy: girl pummels miking cigarette pack Dramatic — and disgusting: smoking ..."

2. Cinema Craftsmanship: A Book for Photoplaywrights by Frances Taylor Patterson (1920)
"We want comedy of character, comedy of situation, comedy of incident, and comedy of costume. And the greatest of these is comedy of situation. ..."

3. Cinema Craftsmanship: A Book for Photoplaywrights by Frances Taylor Patterson (1920)
"We want comedy of character, comedy of situation, comedy of incident, and comedy of costume. And the greatest of these is comedy of situation. ..."

4. Cinema Craftsmanship: A Book for Photoplaywrights by Frances Taylor Patterson (1921)
"We want comedy of character, comedy of situation, comedy of incident, and comedy of costume. And the greatest of these is comedy of situation. ..."

5. The Contemporary Drama of England by Thomas Herbert Dickinson (1917)
"... Necklace is a situation comedy. His best comedy is The Mollusc, a remarkable study of the character of a woman. Outcast broaches a serious problem and ..."

6. English Poetry: Its Principles and Progress, with Representative by Charles Mills Gayley, Clement Calhoun Young (1904)
"As You Like It is a comedy of character ; The School for Scandal, of manners ; The Comedy of Errors, of situation. Comedy ..."

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