Definition Definition

risible - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'risible' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Risible [ a.]
- Having the faculty or power of laughing; disposed to laugh.
- Exciting laughter; worthy to be laughed at; amusing.
- Used in, or expressing, laughter; as, risible muscles.

Meaning of 'risible' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . risible [ s]
Meaning (1):
- arousing or provoking laughter
Example in sentence:
  • a comic hat;
  • a comical look of surprise;
  • a mirthful experience;
  • a very funny writer;
  • an amusing fellow;
  • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls;
  • funny stories that made everybody laugh;
  • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much;
  • risible courtroom antics