Definitions for hilarioushɪˈlɛər i əs, -ˈlær-, haɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hi•lar•i•oushɪˈlɛər i əs, -ˈlær-, haɪ-(adj.)

  1. arousing great merriment; extremely funny.

  2. boisterously merry or cheerful:

    feeling hilarious from the champagne.

Origin of hilarious:

1815–25; < L hilar(is), hilar(us) cheerful (< Gk hilarós) + -ious


Princeton's WordNet

  1. hilarious, screaming(a), uproarious(adj)

    marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter

    "hilarious broad comedy"; "a screaming farce"; "uproarious stories"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. hilarious(adjective)ɪˈlɛər i əs, -ˈlær-, haɪ-

    very funny

    hilarious videos


  1. hilarious(Adjective)

    Very funny; causing great merriment and laughter.

  2. Origin: From hilaris, from ἱλαρός, from ἵλαος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hilarious(adj)

    mirthful; noisy; merry

Translations for hilarious

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


very funny

a hilarious comedy.

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