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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Latin
Origin: hilarus 'cheerful', from Greek hilaros

hilarious

adjective
     
hi‧lar‧i‧ous
extremely funny:
a hilarious story
hilariously 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

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