Synonyms for derisory

Synonyms for (adjective) derisory

Synonyms: absurd, derisory, cockeyed, idiotic, ludicrous, laughable, preposterous, ridiculous, nonsensical

Definition: incongruous;inviting ridicule

Usage: 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

Similar words: foolish

Definition: devoid of good sense or judgment

Usage: foolish remarks; a foolish decision