noun \-ə-tē\

: noisy fun or laughter

Full Definition of HILARITY

:  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>

First Known Use of HILARITY

15th century

Rhymes with HILARITY


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