Definition of hilarious in English:

hilarious

Line breaks: hil¦ari|ous
Pronunciation: /hɪˈlɛːrɪəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

hilariously

adverb
More example sentences
  • They are responsible for the hilariously animated set, the sight-gag props and cartoonishly rendered gore.
  • The plot is hilariously convoluted; each twist intentionally contradicting that which has come before.
  • Why do some actors write hilariously incoherent and over-the-top political commentary?

Origin

early 19th century: from Latin hilaris (from Greek hilaros 'cheerful') + -ous. The sense 'exceedingly amusing' dates from the 1920s.

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