Definitions for ludicrousˈlu dɪ krəs

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ludicrous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. farcical, ludicrous, ridiculous(adj)

    broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce

    "the wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green hair"

  2. absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous(adj)

    incongruous;inviting ridicule

    "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "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"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"

GCIDE

  1. Ludicrous(a.)

    Ridiculously absurd.

  2. Origin: [L. ludicrus, or ludicer, from ludus play, sport, fr. ludere to play.]

Wiktionary

  1. ludicrous(Adjective)

    Idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny.

    He made a ludicrous attempt to run for office.

  2. Origin: First attested in 1619. From ludicrus, from ludo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ludicrous(adj)

    adapted to excite laughter, without scorn or contempt; sportive

  2. Origin: [L. ludicrus, or ludicer, from ludus play, sport, fr. ludere to play.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ludicrous

    lū′di-krus, adj. that serves for sport: adapted to excite laughter: laughable: comic.—adv. Lū′dicrously.—n. Lū′dicrousness. [L. ludicrusludĕre, to play.]

Editors Contribution

  1. ludicrous

    Ludicrous (adjective)is a state of being funny.

    Ludicrous is a cruel laugh to someone having embarrassing situation.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ludicrous in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ludicrous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ali Dibadji:

    6.3 is ludicrous in my view for most companies.

  2. Kunihiko Shimazaki:

    I cannot be convinced by their conclusions. I think they are ludicrous.

  3. Steve Scalise:

    For anyone to suggest that I was involved with a group like that is insulting and ludicrous.

  4. Monday Bush:

    This is ludicrous for the Clinton campaign and others to suggest that somehow I'm using a derogatory term.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    The notion that another country is going to pay for a wall that we're building is just ludicrous beyond belief.

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