Definition of Laughably

1. Adverb. So as to arouse or deserve laughter. "Her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well"




Definition of Laughably

1. Adverb. In a manner that can be laughed at, humorous, in a laughable manner. ¹

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Definition of Laughably

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laughably

laugh in one's sleeve
laugh like a drain
laugh like a hyena
laugh line
laugh loudly
laugh machine
laugh off
laugh one's head off
laugh out of court
laugh softly
laugh track
laugh up one's sleeve
laughable
laughableness
laughablenesses
laughably (current term)
laughathons
laughe
laughed
laughed out of court
laughen
laugher
laughers
laughest
laugheth
laughful
laughier
laughiest
laughin'

Literary usage of Laughably

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1. Memoirs of Doctor Burney by Fanny Burney (1832)
"He was uncultivated and under-bred ; his conversation was without mark ; his sentiments were common ; and his language was even laughably vulgar; ..."

2. Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of by C. P. Bronson (1845)
"Your wife! ha, ha! upon my word, The thought is laughably absurd, ... [word, What! take Ellen home? iia! ha! upon my The thought is laughably absurd. ..."

3. The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections by Phineas Garrett (1903)
"Your wife? ha, ha! upon my word, The thought is laughably absurd As anything I ever heard— I never dreamed of such a thing!" " The linch-pin'M out! ..."

4. The Science of Elocution: With Exercises and Selections Systematically by S. S. Hamill (1881)
"Your wife ? ha I ha I upon my word, The thought is laughably absurd As any thing I ever heard— I never dreamed of such a thing I " 9. ..."

5. The Sea (La Mer) by Jules Michelet (1864)
"Greatly, aye, laughably unequal was the strife between that small, white, ... laughably, said I ? Ah ! no inclination towards laughter remains with us when ..."

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