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Definitions for hilarious
hɪˈlɛər i əs, -ˈlær-, haɪ-hi·lar·i·ous

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. hilarious(Adjective)

    Very funny; causing great merriment and laughter.

    Etymology: From hilaris, from ἱλαρός, from ἵλαος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hilarious(adj)

    mirthful; noisy; merry

    Etymology: [L. hilaris, hilarus, Gr. ; cf. gracious, kindly.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hilarious

    hi-lā′ri-us, adj. gay: very merry.—adv. Hilā′riously.—n. Hilar′ity, gaiety: pleasurable excitement. [L. hilaris—Gr. hilaros, cheerful.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hilarious in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hilarious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of hilarious in a Sentence

  1. Paul Joynson-Hicks:

    I cant believe the incredible amount of entries we have achieved in our first year and from so many different countries, its very exciting indeed, judging was incredibly hard as we had a lot of hilarious images to try and whittle down to the final 45. I think people have really enjoyed this competition, something a little bit different. It definitely exceeds our expectations for our inaugural year.

  2. Ian Katz:

    We're thrilled that one much loved national institution is joining another, actor Matt Lucas has everything it takes to be Bake Off Off presenter : Actor Matt Lucas's warm, hilarious and loves cake.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    I'd say the guy with the quickest wit is, uh,( former Arkansas Gov. Mike) Huckabee. He's actually hilarious. Chris Christie is pretty funny as well -- in a different kind of style. You can imagine a governor from Arkansas is slightly different than the current governor of New Jersey, but they're both... pretty funny.

  4. Bob Newhart:

    Suzie and I had a great relationship, those things are hard to find. Later, when I was doing ‘ Actor Bob Newhart, ’ I told( on-screen wife) Mary Frann, ‘ You have a really tough job because they’re going to think of my wife as Suzie.' Pleshette and Actor Bob Newhart were able to bring their hilarious encounters to life in front of a live audience – even if it meant breaking some rules.

  5. Allison Closs:

    I think Danny DeVito is hilarious.

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