Definition of risible adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈrɪzəbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɪzəbl//
(formal, disapproving)
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deserving to be laughed at rather than taken seriously synonym ludicrous, ridiculous Word Originmid 16th cent. (in the sense ‘inclined to laughter’): from late Latin risibilis, from Latin ris- ‘laughed’, from the verb ridere.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: risible