dramedy

dramedy

[drah-muh-dee, dram-uh]
noun, plural dramedies.
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)
 
n , pl -dies
a television or film drama in which there are important elements of comedy
 
[C20: from dram(a) + (com)edy]

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