laughably
adverb see laughable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • laughably — adv. Laughably is used with these adjectives: ↑bad …   Collocations dictionary

  • laughably — laughable ► ADJECTIVE ▪ so ludicrous as to be amusing. DERIVATIVES laughably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • laughably — adverb so as to arouse or deserve laughter her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well • Syn: ↑ridiculously, ↑ludicrously, ↑preposterously • Derived from adjective: ↑ludicrous (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Laughably — Laughable Laugh a*ble, a. Fitted to excite laughter; as, a laughable story; a laughable scene. [1913 Webster] Syn: Droll; ludicrous; mirthful; comical. See {Droll}, and {Ludicrous}. [1913 Webster] {Laugh a*ble*ness}, n. {Laugh a*bly}, adv. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laughably — See laughableness. * * * …   Universalium

  • laughably — adverb In a manner that can be laughed at, humorous, in a laughable manner …   Wiktionary

  • laughably — adv. amusingly, funnily; absurdly, ridiculously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • laughably — laugh·ably …   English syllables

  • laughably — See: laughable …   English dictionary

  • ludicrously — adverb so as to arouse or deserve laughter her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well • Syn: ↑laughably, ↑ridiculously, ↑preposterously • Derived from adjective: ↑ludicrous, ↑ridiculous ( …   Useful english dictionary

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