Humorous and Ridiculous


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Humorous adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Usage example: “most humorous costume” went to the girl dressed as Little Bo Peep

Ridiculous is a synonym for humorous in comical topic. In some cases you can use "Ridiculous" instead an adjective "Humorous", when it comes to topics like ludicrous, laughable. popular alternative
Nearby Words: humor, humoring, humour, humored, humorist
Synonyms for Humorous


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Ridiculous adjective – Causing or intended to cause laughter.
Usage example: a movie comedian who has perfected the ridiculous pratfall

Humorous is a synonym for ridiculous in comical topic. You can use "Humorous" instead an adjective "Ridiculous", if it concerns topics such as laughable, amusing, ludicrous. popular alternative
Nearby Words: ridicule, ridiculed, ridiculousness, ridiculing, ridiculously
Synonyms for Ridiculous

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manner humorous manner ridiculous manner
nature humorous nature ridiculous nature
scene humorous scene ridiculous scene
situation humorous situation ridiculous situation
Other nouns: case, way, fashion, example, characters, story, version, ways, events, stories, examples, situations.

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  • The Budiansky stories following were instead characterised by lightness and goofiness, as they became increasingly more ridiculous and humorous, featuring space kids, robot wrestling, and car washes of doom, and it is these more Slice of Life stories that tend to be associated with him.
  • Video Game / Exile There's a few other "generic" traders who are also justified in ridiculous and humorous ways in Exile III, such as a fletcher who apparently keeps forgetting everything except his trade, but has an inexplicable gift for "fitting in" wherever he goes.
  • Blood Lust Barry the Chopper from Fullmetal Alchemist has such a ridiculous obsession with blood that it's humorous.
    Source: Blood Lust
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