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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


Similarfoolish


Antonymswise









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