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comedy of manners

noun
1.
a comedy satirizing the manners and customs of a social class, especially one dealing with the amorous intrigues of fashionable society.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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British Dictionary definitions for comedy-manners

comedy of manners

noun
1.
a comedy dealing with the way of life and foibles of a social group
2.
the genre represented by works of this type
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