Usage examples for hilarious

  1. It was the usual scene, there was the usual hilarious uproar, the usual close, almost fetid atmosphere that mingled the odours of stale beer and tobacco. – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  2. Toward one o'clock the dance became hilarious. – We Three by Gouverneur Morris
  3. Instantly men, women, and children came running out of the huts to look at them, and as they descended into this improvised village they were received with a hospitality that was almost hilarious. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  4. The youth of Barnegat- the very young youth, ranging from nine to twelve, and all boys- received the news at first with hilarious joy. – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  5. I do not know which it was, but I quite clearly remember the effect which my act produced- to wit, the Emperor refrained from addressing any remarks to me afterward, and not merely during the brief remainder of the dinner, but afterward in the kneip- room, where beer and cigars and hilarious anecdoting prevailed until about midnight. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  6. Lilly grew more and more hilarious and restrained her laughter with difficulty. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  7. The younger set wouldn't think of laughing so hard and being so hilarious, even the Boat Club; and you should see the formal dignified parties that the Galleghers and those girls give! – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  8. His voice, once so cold, and then so hilarious, had grown calm, low, measured, almost soft. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  9. How can I be hilarious with the victor, on whose hands are the blood of my children? – Remarks by Bill Nye
  10. He exploded again, and, rushing from the house, ascended the hills, and filled the groves as he went with hilarious melody. – The Madman and the Pirate by R.M. Ballantyne
  11. The streets and houses were mostly dark, as houses of good habits should be at that hour, but, after passing through a wide, lonely piazza, we struck into a street longer and straighter than the others, and drew up at our hotel door opposite an hilarious cafe, where there seemed a general rejoicing of some sort. – Roman Holidays and Others by W. D. Howells
  12. I am afraid I am not of a very hilarious temperament. – Other Things Being Equal by Emma Wolf
  13. Indeed it seemed rather a hilarious occasion than otherwise. – Patty in Paris by Carolyn Wells
  14. And here, truly, was Alan Gregory, a red- faced, smooth- shaven young man, already slightly hilarious and odorous of drink, and very gallant to beautiful Mrs. Studdiford. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  15. But they were quite determined she should have a cheerful " send- off" next morning, so they bribed the children with promises of sweets if they did not cry, and they succeeded in giving her quite a hilarious good- bye at the station. – Barbara in Brittany by E. A. Gillie
  16. Dignity never failed her, and she could be hilarious, loving, or clamorous for food without losing a jot of it. – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  17. He was fond of his glass and hilarious company, and as he always had a lot of admirers following in his wake he soon brought genial customers to " The Kangaroo," as Bill curiously named the place. – The Sweep Winner by Nat Gould
  18. Thus, and more also, the Five in hilarious chorus. – The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  19. After his departure Willie became hilarious and I became very angry with him. – Marge Askinforit by Barry Pain