- ridgway, matthew bunker,
- riding boot,
- riding breeches,
- riding crop
Origin of ridiculous
Examples from the Web for ridiculously
The man who explored universes in his works was ridiculously small-minded.Borges Had A Genius For Literature But Not Love Or Much Else|Allen Barra|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, that “something” might, Petrossov admits, be the “ridiculously priced” G550 business jet—but hey, it is Christmas.
William H. Macy should be recognized for his ridiculous (and ridiculously good) performance on Shameless.
I would probably get ridiculously sick because I would be so excited that maybe I would eat everything.
Based on his Late Night track record, the answer would seem to be a ridiculously obvious yes.Can Jimmy Fallon Be Himself on ‘The Tonight Show’?|Tom Shales|February 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is another stringed instrument, a ridiculously simple one that I liked best.A Japanese Boy|Shigemi Shiukichi
I am informed that this offers a golden opportunity to secure a fine wild-life sanctuary at ridiculously small cost to the public.Our Vanishing Wild Life|William T. Hornaday
This last was so ridiculously touching in the midst of all the rest, that it had to be imitated.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
The damage done is ridiculously small; the percentage of deaths and injuries insignificant.A Traveller in War-Time|Winston Churchill
You cannot call anything so ridiculously recent as the European upper classes a nobility.A Roman Singer|F. Marion Crawford
Word Origin for ridiculous
1540s, ridyculouse, from Latin ridiculosus "laughable," from ridiculus "that which excites laughter," from ridere "to laugh." Shakespeare and other 17c. writers sometimes spelled it rediculous. Slang extensions to "outrageous" (1839); "excellent" (1959, jazz slang). Related: Ridiculously; ridiculousness.
see from the ridiculous to the sublime.