Student Thesaurus

One entry found for ridiculous.
Entry Word: ridiculous
Function: adjective
Text: 1 so foolish or pointless as to be worthy of scornful laughter <a movie thriller with such a ridiculous plot that it gets only guffaws from audiences>
Synonyms absurd, comical, derisive, derisory, farcical, laughable, ludicrous, preposterous, risible, silly
Related Words asinine, brainless, dumb, fatuous, foolish, half-witted, harebrained, idiotic, imbecilic, inane, jerky, moronic, nonsensical, simpleminded, stupid, unwise, weak-minded, witless; balmy, cockeyed, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, dotty, insane, kooky, loony (also looney), lunatic, mad, nutty, screwball, senseless, wacky; fantastic, far-fetched, inconceivable, incredible, unbelievable, unreal, unreasonable
Near Antonyms earnest, serious, solemn; believable, conceivable, credible, logical, rational, realistic, reasonable, sensible
2 causing or intended to cause laughter <a movie comedian who has perfected the ridiculous pratfall> -- see FUNNY 1