What are some alternative words for laughable?

Synonyms for laughable
ˈlæf ə bəl, ˈlɑ fə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    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, risible(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. laughable(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    ludicrous, mirthful, comical, risible, droll

  2. laughable(adjective)

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

    Synonyms:
    ludicrous, risible, droll, comical, mirthful

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. laughable(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. laughable(a)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    ridiculous, ludicrous, derisory, farcical, absurd, ridicule

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How to use laughable in a sentence?

  1. Tim Chung:

    I am a very private person and would normally never answer to gossip and stories that are so ridiculous that they are laughable, there is no story here and I ask that media no longer include me in any narrative that is incredibly disrespectful to their family.

  2. 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.

  3. Senator Paul:

    The Saudi's need to be called out on this, we've been too quiet because people have glossed over the human rights violations in Saudi Arabia in order to get some monetary benefit from oil trade or arms trade. ... Nothing happens in Saudi Arabia without the crown prince's approval so think Saudi Arabia's laughable and credible to think he was not involved in this.

  4. Brian Sims:

    This idea that by simply quarantining maybe the last two or three of his own colleagues that he interacted with after finding out he was positive is the same as a contact trace that's required by public health and the CDC is laughable if it wasn't so deadly.

  5. John Travolta:

    With no explanation for what theMooses condition is and boy, is whatTravoltadoing a choice Durstand his main star have, rather than giving us a character, merely offered up a hapless, carnival figure of laughable madness, alternately impossible and improbable.


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