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musical comedy

noun
1.
musical (def 5).
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65
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British Dictionary definitions for musical comedies

musical comedy

noun
1.
a play or film, usually having a light romantic story, that consists of dialogue interspersed with singing and dancing
2.
such plays and films collectively
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musical comedies in Culture

musical comedy definition


A play or film that highlights song and dance. Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady, A Chorus Line, and The Producers are well-known musical comedies.

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Word Value for musical

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