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musical comedy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmusical comedyˌmusical ˈcomedy noun [countable] old-fashioned  a musical, especially one from the early 20th century
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musical comedyMy dream is to direct a musical comedy one day.Captain McArthur was a musical comedy aficionado, and not pleased when Mrs Kingswood spoke critically of the form.The daughter of a famous musical comedy actress would scarcely fit in.Bill started acting in musical comedy.
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