A situation in which a comedian comes up with some original material (he is ast the top of the pyramid, and other fellow comedians steal the material and change it around just enough to avoid plagiarism. (they are the next level down from the top of the pyramid). The process continues, cascading in a downward direction, making the pyramid larger.
That Bastard stole my joke! Now i have to deal with another Comedy Pyramid again!
by Homer J. Simpson October 21, 2003
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on a live radio show where listeners call in and add their own anectdotes, etc., on a specific topic, thereby growing the bit funnier and funnier
The Ron & Fez Show
by Cita October 22, 2003
A game played on the radio where callers ring up on the topic at hand and try and have the funniest quip.
by matt October 22, 2003
when a comedy act goes through a cycle of being: 3 - 5 "ok" comedians, 2 - 3 funny comedians, 1 - 2 Hilarious Comedians, Thus building what we might call a pyramid. It makes a pyramid to the funniest comedian at the show.
man, last nights show was an awsome comedy pyramid! it was kinda good at first and kept getting better and better till the end!
by Jimbo October 22, 2003
A colloquial term for a redundant landmark, often relating to useless moments of public spending, the meaning of which has long been forgotten amidst a forest of red tape.
So there's that memorial statue of Patsy Palmer... you know, it's so long since they proposed that, it's a bit of a Comedy Pyramid now to be honest...
by TheIan October 22, 2003