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ludicrous

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  • s  broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce
    ludicrous green hair
  • s  incongruous; inviting ridicule
    it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion

  • The pay of Great Britain's Prime Minister (5,000: $24,300 a year) is "ludicrously inadequate, gentlemen, ludicrously inadequate!"Thus testified fiery.
  • A ludicrous combination of gossip, political intrigue and extreme weather reports, it's still put together mostly by the guy who started out as a convenience-store clerk.
  • It was coined after a ludicrous scene in the latest Indiana Jones installment in which the hero climbs into a refrigerator and somehow survives a nuclear explosion.
News & Articles

  • Some Other Terrible Ideas for the Premise of the 'Purge' Sequel
    Unsurprisingly, the cheapo horror success The Purge, which earned $36.4 million on a $3 budget this past weekend, will be getting a sequel. That was inevitable, pure profit is hard to resist. But what will a sequel for this movie look like, given its particularly ludicrous premise? Let's offer some suggestions.
    June 11, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
  • Now for something completely frivolous: 'Betting' the '13 Pac-12
    As you may have seen, a website called Pregame.com came out late last week with early college football spreads. Not early spreads, as in opening-weekend spreads, but early as in all the season’s major games. This is, of course, a fairly ludicrous idea, inasmuch as you can’t go to Nevada
    June 10, 2013 - Seattle Times
Quotes

  • Will Smith in FOXNews
    It is an awful and disgusting lie,Smith said in a statement Monday provided by his publicist. "It speaks to the dangerous power of an ignorant person with a pen. I am incensed and infuriated to have to respond to such ludicrous...
  • Condoleezza Rice in Forbes
    Let's be real about this and realistic about this, the idea that somehow 10 interceptors and a few radars in eastern Europe are going to threaten the Soviet strategic deterrent is purely ludicrous and everybody knows it,Rice told reporters...
  • John McEnroe in Forbes
    When you've got men and women playing at the same tournament, it is ludicrous to have a difference in pay,three-time men's champion John McEnroe told The Daily Telegraph. "It would be setting an example to the rest of society in general to...

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