Hilarious meaning

hĭ-lârē-əs, -lăr-, hī-
The definition of hilarious is someone or something that is very, very funny.

An example of hilarious is a movie that you simply cannot stop laughing at.

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Producing much laughter; very funny.
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Characterized by or causing great merriment.
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Noisily merry; boisterous and joyous.
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Very funny; causing great merriment and laughter.
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Origin of hilarious

  • Latin hilaris cheerful hilarity –ious

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin hilaris (“cheerful”), from Ancient Greek ἱλαρός (hilaros, “cheerful, merry”), from ἵλαος (hilaos, “propitious, gracious, kind”).

    From Wiktionary