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Definition of "ridiculous" []

  • Deserving or inspiring ridicule; absurd, preposterous, or silly. See Synonyms at foolish. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ridiculous" in a sentence
  • "I do know that Borges thought the term ridiculous, and argued that then absolutely all the Western world was Latin, inasmuch as the Roman influence extended over all European cultures."
  • "The defense team objected to Parrella's use of the phrase "ridiculous and unbelievable.""
  • "Scholes was one of the few players Ferguson absolved of any blame for what he described as a "ridiculous" and "careless" second-half performance."