uproarious


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up·roar·i·ous

 (ŭp-rôr′ē-əs)
adj.
1. Causing or accompanied by an uproar: an uproarious New Year's party.
2. Loud and full; boisterous: uproarious laughter.
3. Causing hearty laughter; hilarious: uproarious tales.

up·roar′i·ous·ly adv.
up·roar′i·ous·ness n.

uproarious

(ʌpˈrɔːrɪəs)
adj
1. causing or characterized by an uproar; tumultuous
2. extremely funny; hilarious
3. (of laughter) loud and boisterous
upˈroariously adv
upˈroariousness n

up•roar•i•ous

(ʌpˈrɔr i əs, -ˈroʊr-)

adj.
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.
[1810–20]
up•roar′i•ous•ly, adv.
up•roar′i•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uproarious - uncontrollably noisyuproarious - uncontrollably noisy      
noisy - full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds; "a noisy cafeteria"; "a small noisy dog"
2.uproarious - marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughteruproarious - 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"

uproarious

adjective
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
2. hilarious, hysterical, very funny, side-splitting, killing (informal), rip-roaring (informal), convulsive (informal), rib-tickling, screamingly funny regaling the family with uproarious imitations of the local dialect
hilarious serious, sad, tragic, mournful, morose, sorrowful
Translations
صاخِب، مُجَلْجِل
bouřlivýjásavý
hávaîasamur
jasavý
gürültülü patırtılı

uproarious

[ʌpˈrɔːrɪəs] ADJ
1. (= noisy) [laughter] → escandaloso; [meeting] → alborotado, ruidoso; [success] → clamoroso
2. (= hilarious) [occasion] → divertidísimo; [comedy] → desternillante; [personality] → divertidísimo

uproarious

[ʌpˈrɔːriəs] adj
[event, evening] → désopilant(e)
uproarious laughter → rire tonitruant

uproarious

adj meetingtumultartig; crowdlärmend; laughterbrüllend; success, welcomeüberwältigend, spektakulär; personalityüberschäumend; (= very funny) jokewahnsinnig komisch, zum Schreien pred; in uproarious spiritsin überschäumender Stimmung

uproarious

[ʌpˈrɔːrɪəs] adj (group, meeting) → chiassoso/a; (laughter) → fragoroso/a; (welcome) → entusiastico/a; (very funny, joke, mistake) → esilarante

uproar

(ˈaproː) noun
(an outbreak of) noise, shouting etc. The whole town was in (an) uproar after the football team's victory.
upˈroarious adjective
very noisy, especially with much laughter. The team were given an uproarious welcome.
upˈroariously adverb
References in classic literature ?
Resuming his boisterous manner with the same ease with which he had thrown it off, Quilp was in an instant the same uproarious, reckless little savage he had been a few seconds before.
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.
The cries became at last so uproarious, and the popular enthusiasm assumed so personal a form, that Michel Ardan, after having shaken hands some thousands of times, at the imminent risk of leaving his fingers behind him, was fain at last to make a bolt for his cabin.
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?
In short, the solemn ceremony of escorting the travelers to the boundaries of Dogland became one long uproarious game of play!
He strummed a little on the piano and sang comic songs with gusto; and evening after evening, while Philip was reading in his solitary room, he heard the shouts and the uproarious laughter of Griffiths' friends above him.
In front of the governor's house they were gathered thickest, bawling sea-songs, circulating square faces, and dancing uproarious Virginia reels and old-country dances.
I slunk on and on, shivering with cold, through the uproarious streets.
She sat primly on a hencoop in the yard while the others played an uproarious game of tag; and then they all climbed to the top of the pig-house roof and cut their initials on the saddleboard.
Long and minute was the investigation with which they honoured us, and so uproarious their mirth, that I felt infinitely sheepish; and Toby was immeasurably outraged at their familiarity.
They came to look for this, and at each display greeted it with uproarious mirth.