a person who overcomes a fall from grace or popularity; a person who makes an unlikely comeback
Al Gore is sometimes called the “Comeback Kid.”
[kom-i-kon] /ˈkɒm ɪˌkɒn/ noun 1. an economic association of Communist countries, established in 1949, to facilitate trade and development. /ˈkɒmɪˌkɒn/ noun 1. (formerly) an association of Soviet-oriented Communist nations, founded in 1949 to coordinate economic development, etc; it was disbanded in 1991 when free-market policies were adopted by its members Also CMEA Council for Mutual […]
[kom-i-dee] /ˈkɒm ɪ di/ noun, plural comedies. 1. a play, movie, etc., of light and humorous character with a happy or cheerful ending; a dramatic work in which the central motif is the triumph over adverse circumstance, resulting in a successful or happy conclusion. 2. that branch of the drama which concerns itself with this […]
[kuh-mee-dee-uh n] /kəˈmi di ən/ noun 1. a professional entertainer who amuses by relating anecdotes, acting out comical situations, engaging in humorous repartee, etc. 2. an actor in comedy. 3. a writer of comedy. 4. any comical or amusing person. /kəˈmiːdɪən/ noun 1. an entertainer who specializes in jokes, comic skits, etc 2. an actor […]
[kuh-mee-dik, -med-ik] /kəˈmi dɪk, -ˈmɛd ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or of the nature of comedy. /kəˈmiːdɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to comedy adj. 1630s, from Latin comoedicus, from Greek komoidikos “pertaining to comedy,” from komoidia (see comedy).