Complete Definition of "risible"

was wotd|2007|May|15
English

Etymology
From F. #French|risible < LL. risibilis|rīsibilis < rideo|rīdeō "I laugh"

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈrɪzɪbəl/ or /ˈraɪzəbəl/
audio|en-us-risible.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Of or pertaining to laughter.
  2. Provoking laughter; ludicrous.
  3. context|of a person Easily laughing; prone to laughter.

Synonyms
italbrac|provoking laughter: funny, laughable, ludicrous

Translations
trans-top|pertaining to laughter
German: Lach- (in composite words)
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Spanish: #Spanish|risible
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trans-top|provoking laughter
German: lachhaft
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Spanish: #Spanish|risible
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trans-top|prone to laughter
German: lachlustig
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Category:Laughter


French

Etymology
From LL.|fr risibilis|rīsibilis < rideo|rīdeō "I laugh"

Adjective
fr-adj|sfrisible|pfrisibles

  1. #English|risible

Spanish

Etymology
From LL.|fr risibilis|rīsibilis < rideo|rīdeō "I laugh"

Adjective
es-adj

  1. #English|risible

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