Sportive vs Comic - What's the difference?

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Sportive is a related term of comic.


As nouns the difference between sportive and comic

is that sportive is (cycling) cyclosportive while comic is cartoon, comic.

As an adjective sportive

is gay; frolicsome; merry.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

sportive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • gay; frolicsome; merry
  • Is it I / That drive thee from the sportive court? — Shakespeare.
  • Playful, coltish.
  • Interested in sport.
  • Sporty, good at sport.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (cycling) cyclosportive
  • * 2012 , July 15. Richard Williams in Guardian Unlimited, Tour de France 2012: Carpet tacks cannot force Bradley Wiggins off track
  • Such incidents, part of the cherished mythology of the Tour's early years, are rare in modern cycling, although a 62-year-old local councillor was arrested and subsequently released after tacks had been scattered during the 2009 Etape Caledonia, a sportive held on closed roads in Scotland, causing countless punctures among the 3,500 riders.

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    comic

    English

    (wikipedia comic)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Funny; amusing; comical.
  • Relating to comedy.
  • Synonyms

    * See also * (comedy) comedic, comical

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A comedian.
  • A cartoon story, a graphic novel.
  • (British) A children's newspaper.