musical comedy - Cultural 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.
Variant of musical
- of or for the creation, production, or performance of music
- having the nature of music; melodious or harmonious
- fond of, sensitive to, or skilled in music
- set to music; accompanied by music
Origin: Middle English from Midieval Latin musicalis from Classical Latin musica
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