Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Causing or deserving laughter or derision.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Exciting or fitted to excite laughter: as, a laughable story; a laughable scene.
  • Synonyms Ridiculous, Comical, etc. See ludicrous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Fitted to excite laughter

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Worthless; worthy of contempt or derision.
  • adjective Fitted to excite laughter; humorous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective incongruous;inviting ridicule
  • adjective arousing or provoking laughter

Etymologies

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From laugh +‎ -able.

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