hilarious Definition

extremely funny and causing a lot of laughter.

Using hilarious: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "hilarious" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The movie was hilarious, I couldn't stop laughing.

  • Example

    She told a hilarious joke that had everyone in stitches.

  • Example

    The comedian's performance was absolutely hilarious.

  • Example

    The situation was so ridiculous that it was hilarious.

hilarious Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for hilarious

Phrases with hilarious

  • to suddenly start laughing loudly


    The joke was so hilarious that I burst out laughing.

  • laugh one's head off

    to laugh very hard and for a long time


    The comedy show was so hilarious that we laughed our heads off.

  • split one's sides

    to laugh uncontrollably


    The story was so hilarious that we were splitting our sides with laughter.


Summary: hilarious in Brief

'Hilarious' [hɪˈleəriəs] is an adjective used to describe something that is extremely funny and causes a lot of laughter. It can be used to describe anything from a joke to a movie or a situation. Phrases like 'burst out laughing,' 'laugh one's head off,' and 'split one's sides' are often used to describe the intensity of the laughter caused by something hilarious.

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