Funny, but years ago the idea of seatbelts other than in an airplane or tobacco being deadly was risible.
This year introduced a new, risible entry to the cultural lexicon: “The Coachella Diet.”
Once again, it seems to be OK to talk about women as risible in their aspirations to leadership.
His essay was considered so risible that few even bothered trying to argue with it.
The argument depends on a number of risible and obviously untrue assumptions.
Which very probably the philosopher had in his head, when he defined man a risible animal.
Annette declined to laugh at the most risible caricatures of Tinman.
Her exclamations, at his extraordinary appearance, were too much for the risible muscles of the rest of the company.
It was a perfect tragi-comedy; a mixture of the terrible, the risible, the ominous, the rococo.
He dictated with calm deliberation, and shewed no risible feeling even when he had made a humorous point.
1550s, "given to laughter," from Middle French risible (14c.) and directly from Late Latin risibilis "laughable, able to laugh," from Latin risus, past participle of ridere "to laugh." Meaning "capable of exciting laughter, comical" is from 1727.