Laughable in a sentence as an adjective

Anyone who accuses PG/YC of being xenophobic is laughable.

And his defense for not charging overnight is laughable - plugging in overnight is not the same as plugging it at every Walmart stop.

It's especially laughable coming from the press -- they've been at YC offices many times, and the sheer number of founders with accents is staggering.

The notion that Mike, or anyone else, investing in a company would dictate some sort of giant conflicted agenda is laughable.

That's basically a laughable number, except it's the first tangible return on the dozens of web applications I've started and abandoned for the past 5 years.

Maybe there's a scheme here to prevent good DRM by flooding the market with highly inflated impressive-sounding claims attached to laughable security.

Facebook doesn't care one bit about their user's privacy, they've made that perfectly clear by now, and them pretending to do otherwise in this article is absolutely laughable.

The cable companies' competitive response to Netflix has been laughable although no worse than any other established industry's response to disruption.

The thought that somehow the threat of terrorism is greater in the United States than anywhere else in the world is laughable to anyone who pays the slightest bit of attention to world events.

Do it because you want to change the world?It's a laughable, tired cliche now, especially coming from a guy who made the equivalent of a digital hipster moleskine who isn't changing a god damn thing about this world.

Whenever I read one of these TC articles claiming that apparent conflicts of interest are laughable, I'm amazed, mainly because I accept the claim for a couple of paragraphs before I blink several times and wonder, what on earth am I thinking?!

This quote is laughable: "There are only two computationally difficult problems in bioinformatics, sequence alignment and phylogenetic tree construction.

He's just being obstinate here.- It's laughable to say that the Tesla fell short of its projected range when the projected range was from the day before, before not plugging it in on a cold night.- Tesla and Broder directly contradict each other on whether they gave him the go-ahead to stop charging after an hour in Norwich.

Laughable definitions


incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"

See also: absurd cockeyed derisory idiotic ludicrous nonsensical preposterous ridiculous


arousing or provoking laughter; "an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls"; "an amusing fellow"; "a comic hat"; "a comical look of surprise"; "funny stories that made everybody laugh"; "a very funny writer"; "it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much"; "a mirthful experience"; "risible courtroom antics"

See also: amusing comic comical funny mirthful risible