dramedy
noun Etymology: blend of drama and comedy Date: 1978 a comedy (as a film or television show) having dramatic moments

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  • dramedy — [drä′mə dē, dram′ə dē] n. pl. dramedies [a blend of DRAMA & COMEDY] a TV program combining elements of comedy and serious drama, esp. one in situation comedy format …   English World dictionary

  • Dramedy — Dieser Artikel wurde wegen inhaltlicher Mängel auf der Qualitätssicherungsseite der Redaktion Film und Fernsehen unter Angabe von Verbesserungsvorschlägen eingetragen. Beteilige Dich an der Verbesserung dieses Artikels und entferne diesen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dramedy — /drah meuh dee, dram euh /, n., pl. dramedies. a television program or series using both serious and comic subjects, usu. without relying on conventional plots, laugh tracks, etc. Also, dramady. [b. DRAMA and COMEDY] * * * …   Universalium

  • dramedy — noun a) a genre of film or television that lies somewhere between drama and comedy b) a film or television programme belonging to this genre Syn: comedy drama …   Wiktionary

  • dramedy — n. television show or series that uses both serious and comic subjects (combination of drama and comedy ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dramedy — dra·me·dy …   English syllables

  • dramedy — dra•me•dy or dramady [[t]ˈdrɑ mə di, ˈdræm ə [/t]] n. pl. dies. sbz a television program or series using both serious and comic subjects • Etymology: 1990–95; b. drama and comedy …   From formal English to slang

  • dramedy — /ˈdramədi/ (say drahmuhdee) noun (plural dramedies) a work, as a play, television program, etc., which has the qualities of both comedy and drama. {blend of drama and comedy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • dramedy — ˈdrämədē, ˈdra noun ( es) Etymology: blend of drama and comedy : a comedy (as a film or television show) having dramatic moments …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dramödie — Dramedy ist ein englisches Kunstwort aus den Begriffen Drama und Comedy. Es wird im Bereich des Fernsehens und des Films für Formate verwendet, deren Inhalt sich durch einen ausgewogenen Anteil von Humor und Seriosität kennzeichnet. In der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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