laughable laughable  /ˈlæ fə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) incongruous;inviting ridicule
  2. (adj) arousing or provoking laughter

Usage(s):

  1. To think that Woody was in any way a father or stepfather to me is laughable.
  2. For Barack Obama to argue that he's experienced enough to be president because he's running for president is desperate circular logic and it's laughable.

News

  1. VOICE OF THE PEOPLE -- Facts vs. opinion

    The column by Steve Nicklas June 12 contained so many factual errors that it would have been laughable except for the fact that it was printed as news instead of the opinion pages where it should have been.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Fernandina Beach News-Leader

  2. Money is what drives campus imagery issue

    I enjoyed reading the recent Chief "void" column. It's almost laughable, however, to believe the decision was based on anything besides money. Never mind First Amendment rights, honored tradition, free country and democracy; we live in a market-driven society that uses political correctness to serve financial wants. read more
    on June 19, 2013     Source: IlliniHQ.com

  3. Boehner calls Senate immigration bill 'laughable,' complicates prospects in House

    House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he does not “see any way” of bringing an immigration bill to the floor that does not have backing from a majority of the House’s GOP members, calling the border security provisions in the measure currently making its way through the Senate “weak” and “laughable.” Comprehensive immigration reform must – in some fashion – run through the House, and ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

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