What is another word for laughable?

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

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  1. laughableadjective

    Synonyms:
    ludicrous, mirthful, comical, risible, droll

  2. laughableadjective

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

    Synonyms:
    ludicrous, risible, droll, comical, mirthful

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. laughable

    Odd is unmated, as an odd shoe, and so uneven, as an odd number. Singular is alone of its kind; as, the singular number. What is singular is odd, but what is odd may not be singular; as, a drawerful of odd gloves. A strange thing is something hitherto unknown in fact or in cause. A singular coincidence is one the happening of which is unusual; a strange coincidence is one the cause of which is hard to explain. That which is peculiar belongs especially to a person as his own; as, Israel was called Jehovah's "peculiar people," i. e., especially chosen and cherished by him; in its ordinary use there is the implication that the thing peculiar to one is not common to the majority nor quite approved by them, though it may be shared by many; as, the Shakers are peculiar. Eccentric is off or aside from the center, and so off or aside from the ordinary and what is considered the normal course; as, genius is commonly eccentric. Eccentric is a higher and more respectful word than odd or queer. Erratic signifies wandering, a stronger and more censorious term than eccentric. Queer is transverse or oblique, aside from the common in a way that is comical or perhaps slightly ridiculous. Quaint denotes that which is pleasingly odd and fanciful, often with something of the antique; as, the quaint architecture of medieval towns. That which is funny is calculated to provoke laughter; that which is droll is more quietly amusing. That which is grotesque in the material sense is irregular or misshapen in form or outline or ill-proportioned so as to be somewhat ridiculous; the French bizarre is practically equivalent to grotesque.

    Synonyms:
    anomalous, bizarre, comical, crotchety, curious, droll, eccentric, erratic, extraordinary, fantastic, funny, grotesque, ludicrous, odd, peculiar, preposterous, quaint, queer, ridiculous, singular, strange, uncommon, unique, unmatched, unusual, whimsical

    Antonyms:
    common, customary, familiar, natural, normal, ordinary, regular, usual

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  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"

    Synonyms:
    farcical, nonsensical, lopsided, pissed, blind drunk, ludicrous, nonsense(a), besotted, risible, wonky, imbecilic, slopped, mirthful, amusing, blotto, skew-whiff, pixilated, absurd, crocked, crackbrained, comic, ridiculous, fuddled, tight, comical, funny, soused, imbecile, cockeyed, squiffy, derisory, silly, preposterous, sozzled, stiff, pathetic, awry(p), plastered, pie-eyed, sloshed, smashed, soaked, loaded, wet, idiotic, askew

    Antonyms:
    wise, unhumorous, humourless, humorless

  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"

    Synonyms:
    shady, comic, ridiculous, peculiar, jovial, rum, nonsensical, amusive, odd, cockeyed, diverting, amusing, jolly, singular, suspicious, ludicrous, funny, jocund, preposterous, merry, mirthful, risible, fishy, gay, derisory, absurd, comical, suspect, rummy, idiotic, curious

    Antonyms:
    humourless, humorless, wise, unhumorous

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. laughableadjective

    Synonyms:
    comical, droll, funny, ludicrous, farcical, ridiculous

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  1. laughableadjective

    Synonyms:
    risible, comic, ludicrous, droll, facetious, farcical, amusing, funny

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "laughable":

    ridiculous, ludicrous, derisory, farcical, absurd, ridicule

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How to use laughable in a sentence?

  1. Carter Page:

    This is an extraordinarily conservative organization, so, the notion that there's a deep state conspiracy about anything is laughable.

  2. Anonymous:

    Men show their character in nothing more clearly than by what they find laughable.

  3. Don Blankenship:

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

  4. Phil Robertson:

    It's ridiculous to say there is any sort of serious national investigation into these crimes. It's laughable, we have total impunity that continues to surround those who are involved in this.

  5. Kevin Kelley:

    To suggest Senator Collins has changed is laughable. Senator Collins is constantly being criticized by extremists on the far left and the far right, yet Senator Collins has never wavered, republicans, Democrats, and Independents are yearning for pragmatic, common sense leadership, and that's what Senator Collins has always, and will continue to, bring to the table.


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