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English definition of “ludicrous”


adjective uk   /ˈluː.dɪ.krəs/ us  
stupid or unreasonable and deserving to be laughed at: a ludicrous idea/suggestion He looked ludicrous in that suit!Stupid and sillyOf unsound mindHumour and humorous
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
It's a beautiful dress, but it's ludicrously (= unreasonably) expensive.Stupid and sillyOf unsound mindHumour and humorous
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Stupid and silly behaviour
(Definition of ludicrous from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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