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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Students begin to laugh uproariously, and genuinely.
Uproariously witty when the time is right, he also writes in impeccable taste for the meditative sequences.
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