ludicrously ludicrously  /ˈlu də krəs li/


  • (adv) so as to arouse or deserve laughter


  1. The odds were ludicrously bad, the outcome a foregone conclusion.
  2. Instead, in my Starbucks we have the morning chaos, the lines stretching all the way to the ludicrously heavy doors, a drill duplicated at the coffee hour of 4 p.
  3. Each of the five films was made for $30 million or less unheard of when the average studio project costs three times that and Juno had a ludicrously low budget of $2.


  1. 'Rushlights' is a Tarantino rip-off

    'Rushlights' is a ludicrously florid indie noir about a guy, a girl and an inheritance con. If ever a movie signaled that the Quentin Tarantino copycat age of empty-headed wink-wink genre rehashing is still with us, 'Rushlights' is that movie.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Movie review: 'Rushlights' is a con job on every level

    "Rushlights" is a ludicrously florid indie noir about a guy, a girl and an inheritance con that rarely plays like anything more than an extended re-enactment one might find on a basic cable true-crime show.        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times


  1. "The count itself is proceeding at a ludicrously slow rate," Mr Miliband added.
    on Apr 21, 2008 By: David Miliband Source:

  2. Paddy Ashdown, the former Liberal Democrat leader, said Britain and its allies had set "ludicrously over-ambitious targets and set ourselves up for failure" in Afghanistan.
    on Jul 13, 2009 By: Paddy Ashdown Source:

  3. "We tend to be freer and more creative than other outfits, but that's not why we endure the low pay and the infuriating bureaucracy and the sometimes ludicrously difficult conditions," writes Simpson. "Let's hope our next chairman will...
    on Dec 7, 2006 By: John Simpson Source: Media Bulletin

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