Definition of uproarious
1 : marked by uproar
2 : very noisy and full
3 : extremely funny an uproarious comedy
Examples of uproarious in a Sentence
the movie follows the comic duo through a series of outrageous and uproarious escapades
visited the site where the action movie was being filmed only to find a chaotic, uproarious set
Recent Examples of uproarious from the Web
Despite uproarious cackles from the audience (including Durant's mother), Durant remained staunchly unamused.
There are clear possibilities for pure comedy in a 50-year-old’s return to the parental home, of course, but here too the laughs are never uproarious and the chuckles frequently served with a side dish of awkward unease or regret.
The 2017 film, based on the comic novel of the same name by British wit Stephen Fry, even features an uproarious (and now prescient) interruption of a Shakespeare play.
Unlikely, yes, but also uproarious and beautifully cast, with tone-perfect direction by Colette Robert.
But bits such as one in which a drunken Emily suffers a wardrobe malfunction and another in which a couple breaks up at a restaurant are uproarious.
As the wildest of Hollywood’s awards shows, the MTV Movie and TV Awards are known for their uproarious spirit and complete lack of a dress code.
This clever comedy tells the uproarious story of Monty Navarro, an heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by eliminating the eight pesky relatives who stand in his way.
The only truly uproarious sequence is a shoplifting caper that doesn’t make much sense, probably crafted for the visual of Caine and Freeman in a low-speed street chase on an old folks grocery shopping scooter.
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First Known Use of uproarious
UPROARIOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of uproarious for English Language Learners
: very noisy
: extremely funny
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