ridiculously

adverb ri·dic·u·lous·ly \ rə-ˈdi-kyə-ləs-lē \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of ridiculously

: in a ridiculous manner
  • We walked like that, ridiculously, for several blocks.
  • —Charis W. Co
: to an extreme and ridiculous extent
  • a ridiculously easy question
  • a ridiculously small apartment
  • a ridiculously expensive car
  • I could not help laughing at the ease with which he explained his process of deduction. "When I hear you give your reasons," I remarked, "the thing always appears to me to be so ridiculously simple that I could easily do it myself … "
  • — Arthur Conan Doyle

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