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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), uproariousadjective

    marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter

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

Wiktionary

  1. hilariousadjective

    Very funny; causing great merriment and laughter.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hilariousadjective

    mirthful; noisy; merry

  2. 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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Numerology

  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. Mario Cantone:

    We just kind of all huddled together and did this and moved forward with Willie in our hearts, this is very bittersweet. It really is because he should be here. But he was glorious and hilarious, and you would have never known he was ill.

  2. Paul Williams:

    He was all on his own in the field pulling these funny faces and I just couldnt resist, it was quite an uplifting and hilarious moment.

  3. Tyler Arnet:

    She’s been very stressed out and I knew she’d find [the pictures] hilarious.

  4. Jake Paul:

    I think he deserves it. I think it’s hilarious. I hope he takes a picture with it and posts it on Instagram. I just love to see McGregor plummet. He was a meteoric star that’s now just taking a nosedive. Before I wanted to fight him and I offered him $50 million, now my offer is $23.

  5. 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.

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