Complete Definition of "hilarious"

English

Etymology
From Latinized Gr. hilaris, "cheerful", from Ancient Greek
hιλαÏÏÏ (hilaros), "cheerful, merry", from hÎ¯Î»Î±Î¿Ï (hilaos) "propitious, gracious, kind", from hίλημι (hilemi) "to be propitious, to be gracious".

Pronunciation

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Very funny; causing great merriment and laughter.

Derived terms
hilarity
hilariously
hilariousness

Translations

French: hilare
Greek: ιλαÏÏÏ (hilaros) m
mid
Interlingua: hilare
Portuguese: hilário m, hilária f

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