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hilarity

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noun hi·lar·i·ty \-ə-tē\

Simple Definition of hilarity

  • : noisy fun or laughter

Full Definition of hilarity

  1. :  boisterous merriment or laughter

Examples of hilarity

  1. My attempt to carve the turkey was a source of great hilarity at the dinner table.

  2. <hilarity is the last thing you expect to find at a funeral, but we were there to celebrate his life rather than to dwell on his death>



15th Century

First Known Use of hilarity

15th century

Rhymes with hilarity


HILARITY Defined for Kids

hilarity

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noun hi·lar·i·ty \hi-ˈler-ə-tē\

Definition of hilarity

  1. :  noisy fun or laughter





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