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The French sentence "C'est rigolo" revealed

Are you ready to discover all the things you have to know about the funny sentence "C'est rigolo"? To be more precise, this includes a detailed guide of what it is and how to use it in everyday life with an audio example. Plus, we also added super useful stuff like synonym, dialogue example, slow pronunciation audio and more!

French to English translation

  • Translation : It's funny

  • Register : Informal - Funny

Pronunciation guide



  • IPA : / sɛ ʁiɡɔlo /

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C'est rigolo meaning


The literal meaning is:

Among all the different ways to say "It's funny" in French, "C'est rigolo" is one of the most used one. It's coming from the verb "rigoler" which means "To laugh".

How to use it

The very classic way to say "It's funny" in French would be "C'est drôle", but "C'est marrant" and "C'est rigolo" are totally fine too, even if they are a bit more informal.

In addition, the slang way to say it is: "C'est des barres" (It's bars) or simply "Des barres" (Bars).

Finally, if something is extremely funny, you can use "C'est à mourir de rire" (Literally: It's to die of laughing) or "C'est hilarant" (It's hilarious).

Synonyms / Related

Example in a dialogue with French audio


J'ai regardé ce film dont tout le monde parle

I watched this movie everybody is talking about

Alors, c'est rigolo ?

So, is it funny?

Comme ci, comme ça


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Désolé pour le retard, je ne voulais pas venir


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Ça s'arrose !