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adjupˈroariously adv upˈroariousness n
1. causing or characterized by an uproar; tumultuous
2. extremely funny; hilarious
3. (of laughter) loud and boisterous
up•roar•i•ous (ʌpˈrɔr i əs, -ˈroʊr-)
1. characterized by or in a state of uproar; tumultuous.
2. making an uproar; confused and noisy.
3. very funny, as a person or situation.
4. very loud, as sounds or utterances.
5. expressed by or producing uproar.
Thesaurus Legend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
1. riotous, wild, rowdy, disorderly, loud, noisy, turbulent, boisterous, tumultuous, unrestrained, tempestuous, rollicking, gleeful, clamorous He had spent several uproarious evenings at the Embassy Club.
riotous quiet, peaceful, orderly, low-key, inaudible
uproarious [ʌpˈrɔːrɪəs] adj (group, meeting) → chiassoso/a; (laughter) → fragoroso/a; (welcome) → entusiastico/a; (very funny, joke, mistake) → esilarante
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Was this one of those jokes which used to reduce him to uproarious laughter, when his eyes would disappear and he was all gaping mouth and wagging beard, supremely indifferent to the gravity of all around him?
At first our laughter was half-hearted, tinged with fear, but as we became convinced of his impotence we waxed uproarious.
This laughter was uproarious and scornful, and at the same time the god pointed his finger derisively at White Fang.
uprightness of character
Uprising of Arabian Tribes in 632–633
Uprising of st. George's Night of 1343–45
uproot from some place
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