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"ridiculous" in British English

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ridiculousadjective

uk   us   /rɪˈdɪk.jʊ.ləs/
B2 stupid or ​unreasonable and ​deserving to be ​laughed at: Do I ​look ridiculous in this ​hat? Don't be so ridiculous! I can't ​possiblyafford to ​stay in a ​hotel like that. It's ridiculous to ​expect a two-year-old to be ​able to ​read!

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ridiculously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Hotel ​rooms in the ​city are ridiculously ​overpriced.
(Definition of ridiculous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ridiculousadjective

 us   /rɪˈdɪk·jə·ləs/
foolish or ​unreasonable and ​deserving to be ​laughed at: Don’t be ridiculous – there’s no way I can ​buy a ​car.
(Definition of ridiculous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ridiculous”
in Korean 터무니 없는…
in Arabic سَخيف…
in Malaysian merepek…
in French ridicule…
in Russian нелепый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愚蠢的, 荒唐的, 可笑的…
in Italian ridicolo…
in Turkish saçma, aptalca, gülünç…
in Polish absurdalny…
in Spanish ridículo…
in Vietnamese buồn cười…
in Portuguese ridículo, absurdo…
in Thai น่าหัวเราะ…
in German lächerlich…
in Catalan ridícul…
in Japanese ばかばかしい, ばかげた…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愚蠢的, 荒唐的, 可笑的…
in Indonesian menggelikan…
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