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

"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
2. [ adjective ] arousing or provoking laughter
Synonyms: funny comic mirthful comical risible amusing

"an amusing film" "an amusing fellow" "a comic hat" "a comical look of surprise" "funny stories that made everybody laugh" "a very funny writer" "a mirthful experience" "risible courtroom antics"

Related terms: humorous
Similar spelling:   laughably