laughably laughably

Definition(s):

  • (adv) so as to arouse or deserve laughter

Usage(s):

  1. Josh Homme and Nick Olivieri are either Satanists or satirists it's hard to know which from their laughably impenetrable, highly melodic speed metal ditties.
  2. Next to this, the sight of 22 men kicking a nondigital ball around an actual field seems laughably sluggish and old-fashioned.
  3. Bopping down the street to a hip-hop rhythm, he's laughably gauche a white kid playing at soul man, a good kid who's not very good at being baaad.

News

  1. Bold Analyst Call Says This Sector is an 'Immediate Buy'

    Most of the time, analysts make calls that are either pitifully late or laughably safe. I mean, is it really a bold call to downgrade Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) after it has already fallen 30%? Or, how about ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: StreetAuthority Network via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Even glitter can't save the 'Disco Revolution'

    Its priceless clips from the disco era aside, “The Secret Disco Revolution” laughably fails to turn Barry White and Donna Summer into the Che Guevara and Emma Goldman of the dance floor. Jamie Kastner’s documentary purports to take disco’s meaning seriously, but if so, why does it rely...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: New York Post

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