hilarious hilarious  /hɪ ˈlɛ ri əs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But it's hilarious, and it shows off the power of the motion-sensitive Wii controller to put you right in the game, sweating and yelling and trying crazy spins and lunges and angles.
  2. It takes a big man to describe the hilarious humiliations to which an apprentice chef is subjected.
  3. Ultimately, the comic who really shines is Sam Kinison, whose hilarious riff on the Last Supper will have devout Christians rushing to disconnect their sound cards.

News

  1. George Takei's Facebook Ghostwriter Apologizes

    Hip, hilarious and oh-so-topical, George Takei has one of the most popular and beloved Facebook feeds on the social web. His compassion and humor have helped him smoothly reincarnate himself as a modern Internet sensation after starring as Hikaru Sulu on the 1960s Star Trek TV series That's why many of his loyal fans were dismayed to learn last week that their online hero is not, in fact, the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Mashable

  2. Joan Rivers, 80, Explains Why She's Not Dating Anymore

    Getty Images Joan Rivers turned 80 last week and the hilarious Fashion Police host is taking this old age thing in stride. She can now even joke about her non-existent dating life! In a recent interview, she was asked if she's looking for love. Her response? "Any man that is eligible for me is dead. Sometimes I just go to funerals and cry so people think I had a social life. I just hang around ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Zimbio

  3. The Silver Cord

    Alternately hilarious and heart-stopping, Sidney Howard's 'The Silver Cord' tells the story of the sweetly tyrannical, Mrs. Phelps - the "mother of all mothers."
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "For me it's hilarious," Boldin said of the criticism he's received. "I mean, I don't want to sit here and dwell on it because for me it's in the past, but that's something that goes on every week in the NFL whether people know it or not....
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Anquan Boldin Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "I find it hilarious that most of the stuff being written about movies is how conventional they are, and then you have people ...... upset that something's not conventional," Soderbergh said. "The bottom line is we're just trying to give you...
    on May 22, 2008 By: Steven Soderbergh Source: Washington Post

  3. Button in particular, though, was having none of it as he said: "I was wetting myself when I saw the paper. It's hilarious We did this promo thing in a VW campervan and stopped at a petrol station on the way up, handing out grandstand tickets. So we...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jenson Button Source: The Press Association

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