Definition of "comedietta" []

  • A dramatic composition of the comedy class, but not so much elaborated as a regular comedy, and generally consisting of one or at most two acts. (noun)

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Use "comedietta" in a sentence
  • ""For five months the comedietta was a drawing-card in the best houses."
  • "a comedy chase scene, without which no 'comedietta' was complete."
  • "Lastly, he was to wind them up by appearing in his favourite character of Mr. William Button, of Tooley Street, in ‘the highly novel and laughable hippo – comedietta of The Tailor’s"