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Definitions of hilarious:

  1.   hilariously. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   Gay: very merry. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3.   Merry; exhilarated; noisy; mirthful; jolly; boisterous; as, hilarious merriment. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   Mirthful; merry. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5.   Gay; mirthful. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

Quotes for hilarious:

  1. The thing I thought about doing it was it's Comic Relief and you've got to be funny. So although I did try to sing properly it obviously has hilarious results when you can't sing. – Jo Brand
  2. I just love the storyline, I thought it was hilarious I loved that part when we opened the door, we all look ahead and we have to look down and see that we're actually dealing with this little boy who did this horrible thing of ordering a wife through e -mail. – Caroline Dhavernas
  3. I think my speeches are hilarious I think I'm a natural comedian, but I like denying people the chance to laugh. I want to deny you the relief of the punchline. – Lydia Lunch
  4. I think Chris Rock at the Oscars was a great example. I thought that was intellectually hilarious The Gap starts a war with Banana Republic... That to me was funny. – Christopher Meloni
  5. Well, I would definitely give up performing... But I would still sit down in an office and pretend to write with Dawn, even if we never produced anything, because it's just hilarious I would miss that. – Jennifer Saunders

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. “ Lilly grew more and more hilarious and restrained her laughter with difficulty. ” – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. “ 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
  10. 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

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