laughable

[ laf-uh-buhl, lah-fuh- ]
/ ˈlæf ə bəl, ˈlɑ fə- /

adjective

such as to cause laughter; funny; amusing; ludicrous.

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Origin of laughable

First recorded in 1590–1600; laugh + -able

synonym study for laughable

See funny1.

OTHER WORDS FROM laughable

laugh·a·ble·ness, nounlaugh·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for laughable

laughable
/ (ˈlɑːfəbəl) /

adjective

producing scorn; ludicroushe offered me a laughable sum for the picture
arousing laughter

Derived forms of laughable

laughableness, nounlaughably, adverb
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