Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ludicrus, or ludicer, from ludus, play, sport, fr. ludere, to play
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. ludicrus—ludĕre, to play.
Raymond made a beautiful slide, and Graves was good, but all the others were ludicrous.
"The Young Pitcher" by Zane Grey
He had been thinking, remembering, careful lest he should forget a single scruple of the whole ludicrous affair.
"Riders of the Silences" by John Frederick
The ludicrous side of the exposition now began to appear.
"The Adventures of Uncle Jeremiah and Family at the Great Fair" by Charles McCellan Stevens (AKA 'Quondam')
It is in a most ludicrous situation, being placed behind, and on the brink of a deep area.
"Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II." by Pierce Egan
I could not help smiling at the ludicrous picture.
"The Rifle Rangers" by Captain Mayne Reid
Yet another battle was to be fought, which, though successful, did not terminate in quite so ludicrous a manner.
"Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet" by Captain Marryat
However, this state of exalted feeling had a very ludicrous termination.
"Rattlin the Reefer" by Edward Howard
One of these ceremonies was exquisitely ludicrous.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Isaac D'Israeli
Evidently the seaman was touched with a sense of the ludicrous, for he merely smiled and lay down again.
"Red Rooney" by R.M. Ballantyne
The scene was at once magnificent, thrilling, and ludicrous.
"The Settler and the Savage" by R.M. Ballantyne
The GOP's ludicrous claim about their jobs bill.
Ludicrous Gerrymandering and the Animal Shapes It Creates.
The current strategy is ludicrous .
'Today' Show Boss: Rumors of Matt Lauer's Departure Are ' Ludicrous ' (Q&A).
Ex-Hawaii official denounces ' ludicrous ' birther claims.
Anthony Hopkins' 'The Rite' Starts Off Promising, Then Becomes Ludicrous .
White House Dismisses Emanuel Quitting Report as ' Ludicrous '.
NCAA championship games move ' ludicrous '.
No matter how ludicrous , Britney Spears rumors still find an audience.
Vampire Hunter is ludicrous , but fun.
Living Lush & Ludicrously With 'The Queen Of Versailles'.
Has anyone told you it's the year 2010 and you can stop with the ludicrous rulings scaling back women's rights and, specifically, their mobility.
Master French spy OSS 117 is armed and ludicrous in 'Cairo, Nest of Spies'.
Reports on the show and its stars read like obituaries, and it all became ludicrous.
In his Senate testimony, the JP Morgan CEO ludicrously defined any new trade to protect against 'bad outcomes' as a hedge.
For instance, no-one has suggested that model selection techniques should be ‘blindly applied’ without regard to physical insight, and if they had it would have been a pretty ludicrous suggestion.
Comment on `Tainted evidence: cosmological model selection versus fitting', by Eric V. Linder and Ramon Miquel (astro-ph/0702542v2)
Although these seem ludicrous, in practice users often input odd values through confusion.
Recommended Practices for Spreadsheet Testing
Finally, we would like to take this opportunity to point out that in scientiﬁc community words like ‘ludicrous’ should be avoided and it is our belief that a little criticism on one’s work is very healthy for the author himself/herself as well as for the entire community.
A close look at Jeckelmann's weak-coupling results: Reply to the Comment by Jeckelmann
In words of Edwards [3, Section 12.3]: ‘Thus these probabilistic assumptions about the values of µ(n) lead to the conclusion, ludicrous as it seems, that M (x) = O(x1/2+ε ) with probability one and hence that the Riemann hypothesis is true with probability one!’.
The generalized strong recurrence for non-zero rational parameters