US: /ɹɪˈdɪkjəɫəs/
UK: /ɹɪdˈɪkjʊləs/

English Vietnamese dictionary

ridiculous /ri'dikjuləs/
  • tính từ
    • buồn cười, tức cười, lố bịch, lố lăng
      • a ridiculous man: một người lố bịch
      • a ridiculous speech: một bài diễn văn lố bịch tức cười

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
very silly or unreasonable: I look ridiculous in this hat. + Don't be ridiculous! You can't pay £40 for a T-shirt! + It was ridiculous that this should be so difficult to say. + They ate and drank a ridiculous amount.
ridiculously adverb: The meal was ridiculously expensive. + She was wearing a pair of ridiculously high-heeled shoes.
ridiculousness noun [U]: The ridiculousness of the situation made us laugh.
Idioms see SUBLIME n.

Thesaurus dictionary

absurd, laughable, preposterous, weird, comical, funny, humorous, ludicrous, farcical, droll, amusing, mirthful, hilarious, side-splitting, risible; silly, inane, nonsensical, foolish, stupid, outlandish, bizarre, grotesque, queer, crazy, insane, zany, wild, Slang far-out:
You look absolutely ridiculous in that outfit! Where did she ever get the ridiculous notion that she would marry a prince?

Collocation dictionary


be, feel, look, seem, sound | become, get
This is getting ridiculous!


really | absolutely, completely, downright, quite, totally, utterly
It's downright ridiculous that the library isn't open on Mondays!
| almost | a bit, faintly, a little, mildly, pretty, rather, slightly, somewhat | patently
The whole idea was patently ridiculous.


a sense of the ridiculous
The whole situation appealed to her sense of the ridiculous.

Concise English dictionary

rɪ'dɪkjələs / -kjʊl-
+inspiring scornful pity
+incongruous;inviting ridicule
+broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce