“Comical” v. “Comedic”

Is there any semantic distinction between the words comedic and comical?

I usually use the former to describe people and the latter to describe things, situations, etc.

Answer

Comedic has two definitions; one is of or relating to comedy, the other is the same as what comical means: funny.

From MW:

Comedic

1
: of or relating to comedy

2
: comical

Comical

1 obsolete : of or relating to comedy

2
: causing laughter especially because of a startlingly or unexpectedly humorous impact

So you would say someone has comedic talent because they can produce comical acts.

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