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dramedy

[drah-muh-dee, dram-uh‐] /ˈdrɑ mə di, ˈdræm ə‐/
noun, plural dramedies.
1.
a television program or series using both serious and comic subjects, usually without relying on conventional plots, laugh tracks, etc.
Also, dramady.
Origin
blend of drama and comedy
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dramedy

/ˈdrɑːmɪdɪ/
noun (pl) -dies
1.
a television or film drama in which there are important elements of comedy
Word Origin
C20: from dram(a) + (com)edy
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