high comedy definition by Webster's New World
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comedy appealing to, and reflecting the life and problems of, the upper social classes, characterized by a witty, sardonic treatment
high comedy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Comedy of a sophisticated and witty nature, often satirizing genteel society.