EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of animated +‎ sitcom

NounEdit

anicom (plural anicoms)

  1. (neologism) A sitcom that uses animation rather than filmed actors.
    • 2001, Animation Journal (volumes 9-12, page 85)
      Development of the 'anicom' "The Simpsons" and a number of other 'anicoms' differ from other forms of television []
    • 2006, Tony Purvis, Get Set for Media and Cultural Studies (page 65)
      [] teen soaps (Hollyoaks), anicoms (The Simpsons), police psychological thrillers (Cracker) and so on.

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