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    ridiculous

    ridiculous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ridiculous

    Definition
    (adj) inspiring scornful pity
    Synonyms : pathetic , silly
    Example Sentence
    • how silly an ardent and unsuccessful wooer can be especially if he is getting on in years
    Definition
    (adj) incongruous;inviting ridicule
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce
    Synonyms : farcical , ludicrous
    Example Sentence
    • the wild farcical exuberance of a clown
    • ludicrous green hair
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