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Meaning of LAUGHABLE

Pronunciation:  'lafubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  arousing or provoking laughter; "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"
  2. [adj]  completely devoid of wisdom or good sense; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "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"
 

LAUGHABLE is a 9 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: absurd, amusing, comic, comical, derisory, foolish, funny, humorous, humourous, ludicrous, mirthful, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous, risible
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Laugh"a*ble\, a.
Fitted to excite laughter; as, a laughable story; a laughable
scene.

Syn: Droll; ludicrous; mirthful; comical. See {Droll}, and
     {Ludicrous}. -- {Laugh"a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Laugh"a*bly},
     adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absurd, amusing, beyond belief, bizarre, cockamamie, crazy, droll, eccentric, extravagant, fantastic, foolish, funny, grotesque, high-flown, hilarious, humorous, incongruous, incredible, ludicrous, monstrous, nonsensical, outrageous, outre, poppycockish, preposterous, priceless, quaint, quizzical, rich, ridiculous, risible, screaming, weird, whimsical, wild, witty
 

 

 

 

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