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 ?
The consequences were uproarious beyond belief; but no one seemed to care; on the contrary, the mother and daughter laughed heartily, and enjoyed it very much; and the latter, soon beginning to mingle in the sports, got pillaged by the young brigands most ruthlessly.
In short, the solemn ceremony of escorting the travelers to the boundaries of Dogland became one long uproarious game of play!
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.
I slunk on and on, shivering with cold, through the uproarious streets.
There was supper, a gay, uproarious supper, at which everybody seemed to be congratulating everybody else.
But he was mercifully too accustomed to nocturnal orgies, and those of a far more uproarious character, to appear unless summoned to the scene.
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.
But the Colonel, after making the ends meet over and over again, at last gently insisted; and Eliza, humbled to the dust by having to beg from him so often, and stung by the uproarious derision of Higgins, to whom the notion of Freddy succeeding at anything was a joke that never palled, grasped the fact that business, like phonetics, has to be learned.
The knights, at first taken back by this unexpected outbreak, finally burst into uproarious laughter.
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.
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.