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uproarious

up·roar·i·ous

uproarious

 
 
pronunciation:
uhp ro ri s
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing loud or uncontrollable laughter; hilarious.
The adults were watching an uproarious comedy downstairs, and the howls of laughter were keeping the children awake.
antonyms:
solemn
similar words:
hilarious
definition 2: characterized by or making an uproar.
antonyms:
calm
similar words:
hilarious
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derivations: uproariously (adv.), uproariousness (n.)