Definition of laughable in English:



  • So ludicrous as to be amusing.

    ‘if it didn't make me so angry it would be laughable’
    • ‘Any idea that Stalin cared for public opinion in Russia is merely laughable.’
    • ‘The idea that such an organisation is likely to have any sort of vision, let alone a long-term one, is laughable.’
    • ‘The idea that Strauss was a great defender of liberal democracy is laughable.’
    • ‘Now that I have seen the extended version I just need to point out another discrepancy, and a laughable one.’
    • ‘Of course that's laughable, because I never knew or cared where he stood on that.’
    • ‘Furthermore, the contrast with the burden put on the public-company sector has become laughable.’
    • ‘Trying to blame these problems on whites is laughable and is not helping your people at all.’
    • ‘In our scientific age with its rationalistic world view, the idea of a person being raised form the dead sees laughable.’
    • ‘Welsh's understanding of anything indigenous is laughable and insulting.’
    • ‘His responses to criticisms of problems falling under his control border on the laughable.’
    • ‘To state that most of them have only one income is in any case, laughable.’
    • ‘His tirade against a society which he thinks is disenfranchising young men would be laughable if it were not so dangerous.’
    • ‘The snub is laughable and something I just wrote to start me writing tonight.’
    • ‘It then becomes laughable when the same publications are cited as examples of ideal behaviour.’
    • ‘The idea that Liz wanted to pick a fight with her family was almost laughable if not insane.’
    • ‘Every track is just a rant delivered over a monotonous beat and the limited vocabulary would be laughable were it not so obscene.’
    • ‘To think they would observe the spirit of the law and our democratic system is laughable.’
    • ‘This I regard as quite ludicrous, and factually so removed from reality as be laughable.’
    • ‘While it is not out of the question to golf year round in Vancouver, it is a laughable notion in Saskatchewan.’
    • ‘Presumably the young women think it's just laughable, and it isn't seriously threatening you.’
    ridiculous, ludicrous, absurd, risible, preposterous, irrational, worthy of scorn, derisory
    amusing, funny, humorous, hilarious, uproarious, comical, comic, entertaining, diverting, farcical, droll, side-splitting
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