- 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.
He once lay in hiding for two months with the duchesse du Maine at Sceaux, where were produced the comedietta of La Prude and the tragedy of Rome sauvée ...
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Comedietta — Co*me di*et ta, n. [It.] A dramatic sketch; a brief comedy. [1913 Webster] || … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
comedietta — n. brief one act comedy … English contemporary dictionary
comedietta — co·me·di·et·ta … English syllables
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