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Definitions for laughable
ˈlæf ə bəl, ˈlɑ fə-laugh·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absurd, cockeyed, derisory, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculousadjective

    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"

  2. amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful, risibleadjective

    arousing or provoking laughter

    "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics"


  1. laughableadjective

    Fitted to excite laughter; as, a laughable story; a laughable scene.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laughableadjective

    fitted to excite laughter; as, a laughable story; a laughable scene

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of laughable in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of laughable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of laughable in a Sentence

  1. National Journal:

    I literally spit my coffee on my laptop when she said that. It’s just inconceivable, laughable, she’s got copies of them. She could have brought them to the news conference. So that was totally unbelievable.

  2. Dieter Reiter:

    A laughable counter-proposal, i don’t know what the point of this proposal is supposed to be.

  3. Gentleman Graham:

    Oprah quarantining Stedman in her guest house was pretty lavish, yet laughable, but that is their reality. So rather than jealousy, I feel joy knowing some things haven't changed.

  4. Don Blankenship:

    They found it laughable, they said it’s like being late on a credit card payment.

  5. Tara Skelton:

    It is laughable, this bill gives 500 parents the power to choose. That’s less than one percent of the children who actually need the help.

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