Definition of 'ridiculous'

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Example sentences containing 'ridiculous'

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We aspired to something ridiculous with this. The Sun (2017)It's taken me a while to come round to what originally looked a fairly ridiculous notion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And if you have that background, they can't go round saying these ridiculous things. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Yet by losing his temper he was making himself look ridiculous. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Political pundits are unwilling to accept that the real reason can be anything like as ridiculous. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your lively imagination will suggest other ridiculous scenarios that may work better for you. Hopkins, Tom The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)People say the most ridiculous but breathtaking things. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was a celebration of all that was utterly ridiculous and absurd and great about pop music. John Harris THE LAST PARTY: Britpop, Blair and the demise of English rock (2003)Can anything be more ridiculous or more foolish? Christianity Today (2000)In that straw hat and that ridiculous set of pyjamas. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Why would you put out something so utterly ridiculous? Times, Sunday Times (2014)We despise politicians who look naive or ridiculous. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It would be ridiculous to say anything other than that. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps it was vanity for they do look ridiculous. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All this is ridiculous and laughable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)To us that seems absolutely ridiculous. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The programme now wears all its production values like a vast and ridiculous Ascot hat. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You can't find anything ridiculous in him. George Eliot Daniel Deronda (1876)We find them faintly ridiculous, laughable rather than laudable and have a strong desire to puncture their pomposity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He said: 'It is utterly ridiculous. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She said: 'It was ridiculous. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I began by talking about the importance of laughter and a sense of humour, and the need to recognize and embrace the ridiculous and the absurd. Bain, Roly Fools Rush In - A Call to Christian Clowning (1993)


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Translations for 'ridiculous'

British English: ridiculous /rɪˈdɪkjʊləs/ ADJECTIVE
If you say that something or someone is ridiculous, you mean that they are very foolish.
The idea is ridiculous.
  • American English: ridiculous
  • Arabic: تافِه
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ridículo
  • Chinese: 荒谬的
  • Croatian: smiješan
  • Czech: směšný
  • Danish: latterlig
  • Dutch: belachelijk
  • European Spanish: ridículo
  • Finnish: naurettava
  • French: ridicule
  • German: lächerlich
  • Greek: γελοίος
  • Italian: ridicolo
  • Japanese: ばかげた
  • Korean: 웃기는
  • Norwegian: latterlig
  • Polish: śmieszny
  • European Portuguese: ridículo
  • Romanian: ridicol
  • Russian: смехотворный
  • Spanish: ridículo
  • Swedish: löjlig
  • Thai: น่าหัวเราะ
  • Turkish: gülünç
  • Ukrainian: безглуздий
  • Vietnamese: lố bịch


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