uproarious

[uhp-rawr-ee-uhs, -rohr-]
adjective
1.
characterized by or in a state of uproar; tumultuous.
2.
making an uproar; confused and noisy, as an assembly, person, etc.
3.
very funny, as a person or situation.
4.
very loud, as sounds or utterances.
5.
expressed by or producing uproar.

Origin:
1810–20; uproar + -ious

uproariously, adverb
uproariousness, noun


1. raging, stormy, riotous, turbulent.
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uproarious (ʌpˈrɔːrɪəs)
 
adj
1.  causing or characterized by an uproar; tumultuous
2.  extremely funny; hilarious
3.  (of laughter) loud and boisterous
 
up'roariously
 
adv
 
up'roariousness
 
n

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Example sentences
He was sometimes uproarious and was reputed to be of great physical strength.
It's true they didn't find him uproarious everywhere.
On screen, however, the play's final splashy set piece seems neither
  spontaneous nor uproarious.
They've traded some of their facetiousness and a lot of their spontaneity for a
  less uproarious but more serviceable comic style.
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