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- adv. In a preposterous manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an inverted order or position; with the hind part foremost; with the bottom upward.
- Irrationally; absurdly; stupidly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. so as to arouse or deserve laughter
The punks, in preposterously clownish make-up, respond with sarcasm, socio-political rhetoric, and snot-nosed apathy.
Mr. Gottfried, decked out in preposterously ill-fitting formal wear, has a manic voice so shrill he makes Jerry Lewis sound like Morgan Freeman.
Tuition fees 'preposterously' low, says chancellor of Oxford university education is to remain world class ...
Watch the on-board videos on a big screen and you start to understand how preposterously high the speeds are.
Insulating primary care providers from indirect commercial influence seems preposterously difficult in a world in which pharmaceutical manufacturers market directly to patients, and ply doctors with literally cartloads of free samples, swag, and probably anything else they can foist on them.
An ex-cop investigator, Peter tags along with Megan as she butts in repeatedly, and preposterously, during confrontational interrogations.
Mars and his production team, the preposterously named Smeezingtons, have had a hand in all of those songs.
Too easy, it turned out…David Dimbleby Tonight we're in… long heartbroken sigh, interspersed with preposterously ill-concealed shudders Glasgow.
Thereafter, Mrs. Morgan rode the roan alternate quarters of miles, and between times walked — if walk may describe her stumbling progress on two preposterously tiny feet with a man supporting her on either side.
Mr. Jackson, for instance, plays Giles as a tragic Elmer Fudd, a preposterously oblivious figure of fun who stops being funny when he finally figures out that he's been betrayed.