uproarious

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ʌpˈrɔːriəs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ʌpˈrɔriəs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(up rôrē əs, -rōr-)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
up•roar•i•ous /ʌpˈrɔriəs/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. characterized by or in a state of uproar;
    riotous.
  2. very funny:an uproarious joke.
  3. very loud or noisy:uproarious laughter.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
up•roar•i•ous  (up rôrē əs, -rōr-),USA pronunciation adj. 
  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.
up•roari•ous•ly, adv. 
up•roari•ous•ness, n. 
  • uproar + -ious 1810–20
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . raging, stormy, riotous, turbulent.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
uproarious /ʌpˈrɔːrɪəs/ adj
  1. causing or characterized by an uproar; tumultuous
  2. extremely funny; hilarious
  3. (of laughter) loud and boisterous

upˈroariously adv upˈroariousness n
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