There are those who accuse their games of not really being video games at all, which is ludicrous.
Americans by contrast are assaulted at every turn by ludicrous portions and fatty, sugary processed concoctions.
Skim a synopsis of a Roth satire and you might think him only riotous, ludicrous and extravagant.
Indeed, the idea that this is something people enjoy—that anyone wants to stay idle—is ludicrous.
The biggest problem is not that such unfounded theories are ludicrous but that they are pernicious.
A most ludicrous incident occurred during our march that night.
Then came the image of Philip; and that horror was mixed up with whatever was most ludicrous.
Evidently he believed himself irresistible, and his smirking, posing, and ogling were ludicrous to the last degree.
I could not laugh, though his wild stare and incoherent words were ludicrous.
Penny, who had a keen sense of the ludicrous, began to sway to the jungle rhythm.
1610s, "pertaining to play or sport," from Latin ludicrus, from ludicrum "a sport, game, toy, source of amusement, joke," from ludere "to play," which, with Latin ludus "a game, play," perhaps is from Etruscan, or perhaps from PIE root *leid- "to play." Sense of "ridiculous" is attested from 1782. Related: Ludicrously; ludicrousness.