EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From situation + comedy.

NounEdit

sitcom (plural sitcoms)

  1. clipping of situation comedy
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Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

sitcom (plural sitcoms)

  1. Acronym of single income, two children, oppressive/outrageous mortgage.
    • 1992, Earl G. Hunt, Jr., Recovering the Sacred: Papers From the Sanctuary and the Academy, Jonathan Creek Press, →ISBN, page 254:
      "Today we have Grumps (grim, ruthless, upwardly mobile professionals), Dinks (those with dual-income, no kids), Sitcoms (those with single-income, two children, outrageous mortgages); and, just to recognize the graying populace in this country, Opals (older people with active lifestyles)."
    • 1993, Daniel Moreau, Kiplinger's Facing Forty: How to Deal Successfully with the Changes in Your Life, Kiplinger Books, →ISBN, page 7:
      "There are MINKs (multiple income, no kids) and what may be the acronym of the '90s, SITCOMs (single income, two children, outrageous mortgage)."
    • 2003, Judith Sealander, The Failed Century of the Child: Governing America's Young in the Twentieth Century, Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 12:
      "By the end of the 1990s, in some circles, parents had become SITCOMS (single income, two children, oppressive mortgage) and those without children were THINKERS (two healthy incomes, no kids, early retirement)."

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

sitcom

  1. (rare) Synonym of tilannekomedia.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of sitcom (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative sitcom sitcomit
genitive sitcomin sitcomien
partitive sitcomia sitcomeja
illative sitcomiin sitcomeihin
singular plural
nominative sitcom sitcomit
accusative nom. sitcom sitcomit
gen. sitcomin
genitive sitcomin sitcomien
partitive sitcomia sitcomeja
inessive sitcomissa sitcomeissa
elative sitcomista sitcomeista
illative sitcomiin sitcomeihin
adessive sitcomilla sitcomeilla
ablative sitcomilta sitcomeilta
allative sitcomille sitcomeille
essive sitcomina sitcomeina
translative sitcomiksi sitcomeiksi
instructive sitcomein
abessive sitcomitta sitcomeitta
comitative sitcomeineen
Possessive forms of sitcom (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person sitcomini sitcomimme
2nd person sitcomisi sitcominne
3rd person sitcominsa

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English sitcom.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sitcom m (plural sitcoms)

  1. sitcom

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English sitcom.

NounEdit

sitcom f (invariable)

  1. sitcom (situation-comedy)

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English sitcom.

NounEdit

sitcom m (plural sitcoms)

  1. sitcom; situation comedy
    Synonym: comédia de situação

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English sitcom.

NounEdit

sitcom m (plural sitcoms)

  1. sitcom