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lu·di·crous [loo-di-kruh s]
adjective

1. something so foolish or absurd, to the point of hilarity:

The ludicrous idea of filling up the gas tank with water.

Origin

1610-20; < Latin lūdicrus sportive, equivalent to lūdicr (um) a show, public games ( lūdi-, stem of lūdere to play, + -crum noun suffix of instrument or result) + -us -ous

Synonyms

1. farcical, bizarre, comical, crazy, silly, nonsensical, laughable.