Meaning of SERIOCOMIC in English


I. adjective

also se·rio·comical “+

Etymology: serio- + comic, comical

1. : having a mixture of seriousness and sport : serious and comic

a seriocomic novel

conducting a seriocomic feud with certain advertising and network executives — Clifton Fadiman

2. : mock serious

a seriocomic vocalist

• se·rio·comically “+ adverb

II. noun

: a seriocomic performer

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.