Ludicrous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈluːdɪkrəs|  American pronunciation of the word ludicrous
Brit.  |ˈl(j)uːdɪkrəs|  British pronunciation of the word ludicrous

adjective

- broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce(syn: farcical, ridiculous)

ludicrous green hair

- so unreasonable as to invite derision(syn: absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous)

it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion

Examples

...the ludicrous sight of their teacher in a Halloween costume...

...a ludicrous and easily detected attempt to forge his father's signature on a note to school...

The whole idea was ludicrous.

It's ludicrous to dress like that.

It's ludicrous that we have to show our pass each time.

It is ludicrous to suggest that I was driving under the influence of alcohol.

The court granted him the ludicrous sum of £100 in damages.

That's a ludicrous idea.

it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion

It might sound a ludicrous excuse but he thought it was worth a try.

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