ridiculous

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Borrowed from Latin rīdiculus (laughable, ridiculous); see ridicule.

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  • (Canada, UK) IPA(key): /ɹɪˈdɪkjʊləs/, /ɹiːˈdɪkjʊləs/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪkjələs

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ridiculous (comparative more ridiculous, superlative most ridiculous)

  1. Deserving of ridicule; foolish; absurd.
    That hairstyle looks ridiculous.
    It's ridiculous to charge so much for a little souvenir.
    You make ridiculous statements a lot, like saying that UFOs are real.

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