Definition of hysterical
1 : of, relating to, or marked by hysteria hysterical conditions
2 : feeling or showing extreme and unrestrained emotion hysterical fans … the paper did not hesitate to appeal to racial passions in hysterical headlines and rabid editorials. — The New Yorker
3 informal : very funny a hysterical movie/joke
hystericallyplay \hi-ˈster-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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Definition of hysterical for Students
1 : feeling or showing extreme and uncontrolled emotion hysterical laughter … the sight of blood really makes him hysterical. — Jack Gantos, Joey Pigza Loses Control
2 : very funny Your joke was hysterical.
hystericallyadverb laugh hysterically
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