1. [ adjective ] completely devoid of wisdom or good sense
Synonyms: ridiculous preposterous absurd laughable cockeyed idiotic nonsensical ludicrous

"the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework" "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"

Related terms: foolish
Similar spelling:   derisorily