plural noun

ris·​i·​bles ˈri-zə-bəlz How to pronounce risibles (audio)
: sense of the ridiculous : sense of humor

Word History

First Known Use

1785, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of risibles was in 1785

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Cite this Entry

“Risibles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/risibles. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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