uproarious

  • 1 Uproarious — Up*roar i*ous, a. Making, or accompanied by, uproar, or noise and tumult; as, uproarious merriment. [1913 Webster] {Up*roar i*ous*ly}, adv. {Up*roar i*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 uproarious — [up rôr′ē əs] adj. 1. making, or characterized by, an uproar; tumultuous 2. a) loud and boisterous, as laughter b) causing such laughter [an uproarious joke] uproariously adv. uproariousness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 uproarious — index disorderly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 uproarious — 1818, from UPROAR (Cf. uproar) + OUS (Cf. ous). Related: Uproariously …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 uproarious — ► ADJECTIVE 1) characterized by or provoking uproar. 2) very funny. DERIVATIVES uproariously adverb uproariousness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 uproarious — [[t]ʌprɔ͟ːriəs[/t]] ADJ When events or people are uproarious, they make people laugh in a very noisy way. [LITERARY] He had spent several uproarious evenings at the Embassy Club... The noise of talk and laughter was uproarious. Derived words:… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 uproarious — up|roar|i|ous [ ʌp rɔriəs ] adjective extremely noisy and loud: uproarious laughter a. causing very loud laughter: uproarious humor ╾ up|roar|i|ous|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 uproarious — adjective 1) an uproarious party Syn: riotous, rowdy, noisy, loud, wild, unrestrained, unruly, rip roaring, rollicking, boisterous, rambunctious, knockabout Ant: quiet 2) …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 9 uproarious — UK [ʌpˈrɔːrɪəs] / US [ʌpˈrɔrɪəs] adjective a) extremely noisy and loud uproarious laughter b) causing very loud laughter uproarious humour Derived word: uproariously adverb …

    English dictionary

  • 10 uproarious — adjective Date: 1800 1. marked by uproar 2. very noisy and full 3. extremely funny < an uproarious comedy > • uproariously adverb • uproariousness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 uproarious — adj. Uproarious is used with these nouns: ↑laughter …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 uproarious — up|roar|i|ous [ʌpˈro:riəs] adj very noisy, because a lot of people are laughing or shouting ▪ an uproarious party >uproariously adv ▪ uproariously funny …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 uproarious — uproariously, adv. uproariousness, n. /up rawr ee euhs, rohr /, 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… …

    Universalium

  • 14 uproarious — adjective Characterized by loud, confused noise, or by noisy and uncontrollable laughter …

    Wiktionary

  • 15 uproarious — Synonyms and related words: anarchic, angry, blaring, blatant, blatting, blustering, blusterous, blustery, boisterous, brassy, brawling, brazen, chaotic, clamant, clamorous, clamoursome, clanging, clangorous, clattery, deafening, disorderly,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 uproarious — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. noisy, confused, disorderly; see loud 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. 1. noisy loud, clamorous, tumultuous, boisterous, wild, riotous, deafening, earsplitting. 2. hilarious *a scream, sidesplitting, hysterical, *a… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 uproarious — up·roar·i·ous || ÊŒp rɔːrɪəs adj. turbulent, riotous, boisterous; hilarious …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 uproarious — adjective 1》 characterized by or provoking loud noise or uproar. 2》 very funny. Derivatives uproariously adverb uproariousness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 uproarious — a. (Colloq.) Boisterous, tumultuous, loud, noisy, clamorous, obstreperous …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 uproarious — adjective very noisy, because a lot of people are laughing or shouting uproariously adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English