so unreasonable as to invite derision
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
arousing or provoking laughter
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