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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Broadly or extravagantly humorous. Also: Completely devoid of wisdom or good sense.

Usage examples (35)
  • However ridiculous fashion may be, it is far less ridiculous to follow it than to set it at defiance.
  • 'Electro-biology,' a term ridiculous as 'suggestion' and more so.
  • Noting he can make what he calls ridiculous money on the lecture circuit.
  • Bennett rejected that argument and offered up another example of what he called a ridiculous ends-justifies-the-means notion. for more
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