Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY


hysterical

adjective
     
hys‧ter‧i‧cal
1MI unable to control your behaviour or emotions because you are very upset, afraid, excited etc:
Janet became hysterical and began screaming.
Everyone in the studio burst into hysterical laughter.
2 informal extremely funny [= hilarious]:
It was absolutely hysterical! I've never laughed so much.
hysterically adverb
WORD FOCUS: funny WORD FOCUS: funny
similar words: amusing, humorous, witty, comical

very funny: hilarious, hysterical

something that someone says that is intended to make people laugh: joke, pun, play on words
funny

See also
funny
Word of the Day
The ILLNESS AND DISABILITY
Word of the Day is:

Other related topics