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I think I'm ridiculously fortunate. I consider myself a Nigerian - that's home; my sensibility is Nigerian. But I like America, and I like that I can spend time in America.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Meaning of "ridiculously" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RIDICULOUSLY

ridiculously  [rɪˈdɪkjʊləslɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RIDICULOUSLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ridiculously is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES RIDICULOUSLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ridiculously in the English dictionary

The definition of ridiculously in the dictionary is in an unreasonable or surprising manner.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RIDICULOUSLY


bibulously
ˈbɪbjʊləslɪ
crapulously
ˈkræpjʊləslɪ
credulously
ˈkredjʊləslɪ
fabulously
ˈfæbjʊləslɪ
incredulously
ɪnˈkredjʊləslɪ
meticulously
məˈtɪkjʊləslɪ
miraculously
mɪˈrækjʊləslɪ
nebulously
ˈnɛbjʊləslɪ
oraculously
ɒˈrækjʊləslɪ
patulously
ˈpætjʊləslɪ
pendulously
ˈpɛndjʊləslɪ
populously
ˈpɒpjʊləslɪ
scrofulously
ˈskrɒfjʊləslɪ
scrupulously
ˈskruːpjʊləslɪ
sedulously
ˈsedjʊləslɪ
stridulously
ˈstrɪdjʊləslɪ
tremulously
ˈtrɛmjʊləslɪ
tuberculously
tjʊˈbɜːkjʊləslɪ
tubulously
ˈtjuːbjʊləslɪ
unscrupulously
ʌnˈskruːpjʊləslɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RIDICULOUSLY

ridgy-didge
ridic
ridicule
ridiculer
ridiculous
ridiculousness
riding
riding boots
riding breeches
riding crop
riding habit
riding high
riding jacket
riding lamp
riding light
riding master
riding school
riding stable
riding stables
riding whip

WORDS THAT END LIKE RIDICULOUSLY

anonymously
cautiously
consciously
continuously
curiously
dangerously
deliciously
deviously
enormously
famously
generously
hilariously
obviously
outrageously
previously
seriously
simultaneously
spontaneously
tremendously
unanimously
vigorously

Synonyms and antonyms of ridiculously in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ridiculously» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RIDICULOUSLY

Find out the translation of ridiculously to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ridiculously from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ridiculously» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

荒唐可笑地
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ridículamente
570 millions of speakers

English

ridiculously
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हास्यास्पद
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يبعث على السخرية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

смешно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ridiculamente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হাস্যকর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ridiculement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ridiculously
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

lächerlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ばかばかしいほど
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

말도 안 되게
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ridiculously
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ridiculously
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அபத்தமான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हास्यास्पदरीतीने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gülünç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

incredibilmente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

śmiesznie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

смішно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ridicol
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γελοία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

belaglik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

löjligt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

latterlig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ridiculously

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RIDICULOUSLY»

The term «ridiculously» is very widely used and occupies the 23.196 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RIDICULOUSLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ridiculously

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10 QUOTES WITH «RIDICULOUSLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word ridiculously.
1
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I think I'm ridiculously fortunate. I consider myself a Nigerian - that's home; my sensibility is Nigerian. But I like America, and I like that I can spend time in America.
2
Andrea Anders
I'm ridiculously fortunate to get a chance to experience the sitcom world. The schedule is extremely easy, and you get fed as an artist because you're not only working on a project, but you get to work with cameras, and you get the audience there.
3
Jane Asher
I'm not advocating we should all be back in the kitchen and cooking all the time, because life's too short and we've got more interesting things to do. But to rediscover the intense pleasure of making a cake and putting it down on the table is ridiculously satisfying, out of all proportion to the work.
4
Ronald Burkle
Since I was 13, I've been buying things because they are ridiculously cheap.
5
Steve Burns
I started trying to do my own music at home, and I was like, 'You know what, I can play the guitar, sort of. And I can do these things, sort of. And I can make these crazy noises on my computer, sort of. But I need a ridiculously good drummer. I need someone to help me with string arrangements.'
6
Ursula Burns
Crankiness is a human attribute that, when people walk in the door of Xerox, they remain human. The best way to get the best out of people is to not force them to be something other than they naturally are. Now what do they have to be? They have to be respectful. You can't be ridiculously disrespectful.
7
Gary Busey
There has got to be more to life than being a really, really, ridiculously good actor.
8
James Cameron
If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will fail above everyone else's success.
9
Frank Moore Colby
Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements, where all are good who are not criminal and all are wise who are not ridiculously otherwise.
10
Brady Corbet
I was watching Orson Welles and Jean Vigo films at a ridiculously young age.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RIDICULOUSLY»

Discover the use of ridiculously in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ridiculously and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Ridiculously Simple Furniture Projects: Great Looking ...
"35 great do-it-yourself projects"--Cover.
Spike Carlsen, 2011
2
Clinical Pathophysiology Made Ridiculously Simple
This book will be a phenomenal learning tool for students in the second and third years of medical school and during USMLE Step 1 preparation, but will also be very helpful to nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other ...
Aaron Berkowitz, 2007
3
Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple
Extensive updates, with a new chapter on hospital-acquired gram-negative bacteria.
Mark Gladwin, M.D., Bill Trattler, 2011
4
Limitless: Devotions for a Ridiculously Good Life
From limbless to limitless – anything is possible with God! Nick Vujicic knows there is no greater hope than trusting in God’s plan for your life.
Nick Vujicic, 2013
5
Immunology Made Ridiculously Simple
A brief, clear overview of the basic science and clinical aspects of immunology, all in 85 pages.
Massoud Mahmoudi, 2009
6
Clinical Radiology Made Ridiculously Simple
Designed to teach the clinically vital components of radiology.
Hugue Ouellette, Patrice Tétreault, 2006
7
Forget the 7 Habits & Break All the Rules: Ridiculously Easy ...
They strike a balance by providing some structure but not too much in this book that takes into consideration todays high intensity, fast-past environment.
Trapper Woods, Mark Woods, 2007
8
Boundaries for Leaders: Results, Relationships, and Being ...
Shares with leaders the tools and techniques they need to achieve the performance they desire in their organizations and in themselves.
Henry Cloud, 2013
9
Behavioral medicine made ridiculously simple
Practical and concise behavioral strategies for understanding and treating common clinical challenges from stress to suicide.
Frank C. Seitz, 1997
10
Pathology Made Ridiculously Simple
USMLE Step 1 and others). An accompanying CD compares pathology with normal histology through many color images, with links to the Internet for additional images and information.
‎2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RIDICULOUSLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ridiculously is used in the context of the following news items.
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Topshop Called Out (Again!) by Angry Customers for 'Ridiculously
A U.K. woman named Laura Berry decided to “spoil” herself by purchasing a new pair of jeans from Topshop. But when she got to the store and saw this ... «Entertainment Tonight, Jul 15»
2
Jarrett Parker 'ridiculously excited' to be back with Giants
NEW YORK — Outfielder Jarrett Parker was a major-leaguer for one day last year. When the Giants were in New York, they promoted Parker from Double-A ... «SFGate, Jun 15»
3
World's funniest Amazon review? Mum takes aim at teenage …
However, when it arrived, she found the 'rough yarn' top made by Comemall was 'ridiculously small'. But she couldn't "legally post a picture of what it looks like" ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jun 15»
4
Would you pay €500 a month to rent this ridiculously tiny Dublin flat?
People who've been through the experience of trying to find a place to live in Dublin will know that it can be a tough task at times and that you might have to ... «JOE, May 15»
5
WATCH: Browns WR Andrew Hawkins has ridiculously quick feet
Hawkins, who signed with the Browns last offseason after spending three seasons with Green in Cincinnati, started 15 games in 2014 and had 63 receptions for ... «CBSSports.com, Apr 15»
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Kentucky now No. 1 in Ridiculously Early Preseason Top 25 (and one)
Either way, here's the latest 2015-16 Ridiculously Early Preseason Top 25 (and one). As always, when the information changes, so will these rankings. 1. «CBSSports.com, Apr 15»
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CBS Sports, Sporting News ranks LSU in its 'ridiculously' early …
Two national media sources have LSU positioned at No. 24 in early preseason basketball polls posted by CBS Sports and the Sporting News outlets. LSU is ... «The Advocate, Apr 15»
8
'Mohenjo Daro' Star Hrithik Roshan Makes it to 'Ridiculously' Good …
The daily has listed out top 10 "ridiculously" good-looking models across the world where Roshan ranks sixth. The actor has also been referred to as the "most ... «International Business Times, India Edition, Mar 15»
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Psychologists discovered a ridiculously simple tactic for negotiating …
Let's say you want to ask your boss for a raise, one that puts you at $100,000. What's the best way to phrase your question? In a new study cited by The Wall ... «Business Insider, Mar 15»
10
Juicing 'guru' mocked on Twitter for ridiculously healthy diet
Surviving on egg whites, rice cakes, and "sometimes" fish, a London-based juicing entrepreneur has been mocked for her ridiculously healthy diet. Sharing her ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jan 15»

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