hilarity

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noun hi·lar·i·ty \hi-ˈler-ə-tē, hī-\

Definition of hilarity

  1. :  boisterous merriment or laughter

Examples of hilarity in a sentence

  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


HILARITY Defined for English Language Learners

hilarity

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noun hi·lar·i·ty \hi-ˈler-ə-tē, hī-\

Definition of hilarity for English Language Learners

  • : noisy fun or laughter


HILARITY Defined for Kids

hilarity

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noun hi·lar·i·ty \hi-ˈler-ə-tē\

Definition of hilarity for Students

  1. :  noisy fun or laughter



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