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hi·lar·i·ous

 (hĭ-lâr′ē-əs, -lăr′-, hī-)
adj.
Characterized by or causing great merriment.

[Latin hilaris, cheerful; see hilarity + -ious.]

hi·lar′i·ous·ly adv.
hi·lar′i·ous·ness n.

hilarious

(hɪˈlɛərɪəs)
adj
very funny or merry
[C19: from Latin hilaris glad, from Greek hilaros]
hiˈlariously adv
hiˈlariousness n

hi•lar•i•ous

(hɪˈlɛər i əs, -ˈlær-, haɪ-)

adj.
1. arousing great merriment; extremely funny.
2. boisterously merry or cheerful: feeling hilarious from the champagne.
[1815–25; < Latin hilar(is), hilar(us) cheerful (< Greek hilarós) + -ious]
hi•lar′i•ous•ly, adv.
hi•lar′i•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hilarious - marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughterhilarious - marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter; "hilarious broad comedy"; "a screaming farce"; "uproarious stories"
humorous, humourous - full of or characterized by humor; "humorous stories"; "humorous cartoons"; "in a humorous vein"

hilarious

adjective
1. funny, entertaining, amusing, hysterical, humorous, exhilarating, comical, side-splitting He had a fund of hilarious tales.
2. merry, uproarious, happy, gay, noisy, jolly, joyous, joyful, jovial, rollicking, convivial, mirthful Everyone had a hilarious time.
merry serious, quiet, sad, dull, gloomy, sedate

hilarious

adjective
Extremely funny:
Informal: killing, rich.
Translations
جَذِل، مَرِح يصورة صاخِبَهمَرَح
bujnýlegračníveselý
komiskmeget morsomvanvittig morsom
ratkiriemukas
smiješan
túláradóan vidám
ofsakátur; stórskemmtilegur
陽気な
몹시 재미있는
juokas
pārmērīgi jautrs
mycket rolig
สนุกสนานเฮฮา
çok komikçok matrakkahkahalara boğan
vui nhộn

hilarious

[hɪˈlɛərɪəs] ADJ (= very funny) → divertidísimo, graciosísimo; (= merry) → alegre

hilarious

[hɪˈlɛəriəs] adj [behaviour, event] → hilarant(e)
It was hilarious! → C'était hilarant!

hilarious

adjirrsinnig komisch (inf), → urkomisch (inf); (= loud and happy) moodausgelassen, übermütig

hilarious

[hɪˈlɛərɪəs] adjspassosissimo/a

hilarious

(hiˈleəriəs) adjective
very funny. a hilarious comedy.
hiˈlariously adverb
hiˈlarity (-ˈlӕ-) noun
amusement; laughter.

hilarious

مَرَح legrační vanvittig morsom urkomisch ξεκαρδιστικός hilarante ratkiriemukas hilarant smiješan divertente 陽気な 몹시 재미있는 dolkomisch kjempemorsom wesoły hilariante веселый mycket rolig สนุกสนานเฮฮา çok komik vui nhộn 欢闹的
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