risible

Risible describes something that is laughable or amusing, like seeing dozens of clowns emerge from a very tiny car.

Risible is a fun word to say (it rhymes with visible), but it's not used all that much, maybe because it's a little formal. If you started saying the word risible all the time, that itself might be a little bit risible. Fun — and less stuffy — synonyms include amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, and mirthful.

Definitions of risible
  1. adjective
    arousing or provoking laughter
    risible courtroom antics”
    synonyms: amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, mirthful
    humorous, humourous
    full of or characterized by humor
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