What is the Meaning and Definition of LUDICROUS?


What Is The Meaning And Definition Of LUDICROUS?

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Slide 1: What is the meaning and definition of ludicrous.

Slide 2: LUDICROUS. The stress is on the first syllable, LOO◦dih◦krus.

Definition: funny and ridiculous, stupid

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Slide 3: In the picture we see the famous singer Lady Gaga performing and standing between beef carcasses in a dress made of meat. Some people thought this was a ridiculously funny idea.

SENTENCE EXAMPLE: Some critics said Lady Gaga’s meat dress was ludicrous.

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More examples of ‘ludicrous’:

Although many of these antisuffrage sentiments may seem ludicrous to us today, they were taken seriously by those who felt threatened by the prospect of women attaining the ballot.
Source: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1681198010?tag=vocabcom-20

The Oscars are ludicrous, but like a lot of ludicrous things, they command the attention of millions and the dollars of a deep-pocketed industry.
Source: https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/movies/story/2020-01-30/oscars-parasite-best-picture

“It is ludicrous to believe that at the same meeting where Elizabeth Warren told me she was going to run for president, I would tell her that a woman couldn’t win,” he said.
Source: https://www.foxnews.com/media/meghan-mccain-bernie-sanders-misogynist


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