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Etymology[edit | edit source]

First attested in 1619. From Latin lūdicrus < lūdō (play).

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Adjective[edit | edit source]

Ludicrous (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})




  1. Idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny.
    He made a ludicrous attempt to run for office.

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idiotic or unthinkable

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