An example of risible is a monkey capable of laughing.
An example of risible is the comedy of Tina Fey.
Origin of risible
- Late Latin rīsibilis from Latin rīsus past participle of rīdēre to laugh
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From French risible. from Late Latin rÄ«sibilis, rÄ«sus (“laughter") + -ibilis, from the perfect passive participle of rÄ«deÅ (“laugh").