English adjective: laughable
|1.||laughable incongruous;inviting ridicule|
|Samples||The 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.
|Synonyms||absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous|
|2.||laughable arousing or provoking laughter|
|Samples||An amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls.|
An amusing fellow.
A comic hat.
A comical look of surprise.
Funny stories that made everybody laugh.
A very funny writer.
It would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much.
A mirthful experience.
Risible courtroom antics.
|Synonyms||amusing, comic, comical, funny, mirthful, risible|
|Antonyms||humorless, humourless, unhumorous|