ridicule etymology

French word ridicule comes from Latin rideo, and later Latin ridiculus (Laughable, funny, amusing. Silly, absurd, ridiculous.)

Detailed word origin of ridicule

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
rideo Latin (lat) (intransitive) I laugh.. (transitive) I laugh at, ridicule, mock.
ridiculus Latin (lat) Laughable, funny, amusing. Silly, absurd, ridiculous.
ridicule French (fra) Ridiculous (all meanings).

Words with the same origin as ridicule

Descendants of rideo
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