Definition of risible:
merry, jocund, fishy, humorous, idiotic, preposterous, derisory, peculiar, suspect, amusing, singular, humourous, nonsensical, farcical, odd, ridiculous, curious, cockeyed, jolly, comical, funny, jovial, suspicious, zany, rum, laughing, laughable, mirthful, droll, gay, rummy, laughter, comic, shady, amusive, diverting, ludicrous, absurd.
- "The White Gauntlet", Mayne Reid.
A low but pretty general laugh followed this effort of tavern wit, though it failed in exciting even a smile on the disturbed visage of Desire, which, by its doleful outline, appeared to have taken leave of all its risible properties for ever.- "The Red Rover", James Fenimore Cooper.
I was once present when a brother missionary attempted to sing in the midst of a wild heathen tribe of natives who had no music in their composition, and the effect on the risible faculties of the audience was such that the tears actually ran down their cheeks.- "Hunting the Lions", R.M. Ballantyne.