Thesaurus

ludicrous

Synonyms and Antonyms of ludicrous

2 so foolish or pointless as to be worthy of scornful laughter

  • a ludicrous and easily detected attempt to forge his fatherʼs signature on a note to school
Synonyms of ludicrous
Words Related to ludicrous
Phrases Synonymous with ludicrous

for the birds

Near Antonyms of ludicrous

Synonym Discussion of ludicrous

laughable, ludicrous, ridiculous, comic, comical mean provoking laughter or mirth. laughable applies to anything occasioning laughter.
    • laughable attempts at skating
ludicrous suggests absurdity that excites both laughter and scorn.
    • a thriller with a ludicrous plot
ridiculous suggests extreme absurdity, foolishness, or contemptibility.
    • a ridiculous display of anger
comic applies especially to what arouses thoughtful amusement.
    • a comic character
comical applies to what arouses spontaneous hilarity.
    • a comical hat


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