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English adjective: ludicrous

1. ludicrous broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce

SamplesThe wild farcical exuberance of a clown.
Ludicrous green hair.

Synonymsfarcical, ridiculous

Similarhumorous, humourous

Antonymshumorless, humourless, unhumorous

2. ludicrous incongruous;inviting ridicule

SamplesThe absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework.
That's a cockeyed idea.
Ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer.
A contribution so small as to be laughable.
It is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion.
A preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history.
Her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous.

Synonymsabsurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous



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