Synonyms for laughable

Synonyms for (adjective) laughable

Synonyms: funny, amusing, mirthful, risible, laughable, comic, comical

Definition: arousing or provoking laughter

Usage: an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls; an amusing fellow; a comic hat; a comical look of surprise; funny stories that made everybody laugh; a very funny writer; it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much; a mirthful experience; risible courtroom antics

Similar words: humorous, humourous

Definition: full of or characterized by humor

Usage: humorous stories; humorous cartoons; in a humorous vein


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