Definition of ridiculously in English:

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ridiculously

Pronunciation: /rɪˈdɪkjələsli/

adverb

1So as to invite mockery or derision; absurdly: [sentence adverb]: ridiculously, I felt like crying
More example sentences
  • This World Cup started as it was to end - with a risible penalty from a ridiculously coiffured superstar.
  • It's a shocking record for a club that ridiculously claims to be the Manchester United of Australian sport.
  • True, troops did not experience the open-armed welcome that so many ridiculously anticipated.
1.1 [as submodifier] So as to cause surprise or disbelief: it had been ridiculously easy to track him down
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  • What made me even more suspicious was that it was so ridiculously easy to track him down.
  • Not only are they horrendously expensive, but they are ridiculously easy to come by and are designed to encourage us all to spend more.
  • In the coastal West, a winter vegetable garden is not only possible, but ridiculously easy.

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