what is difference between hilarious and uproarious
From Latin hilaris (“cheerful”), from Ancient Greek ἱλαρός (hilarós, “cheerful, merry”), from ἵλαος (hílaos, “propitious, gracious, kind”).
- (UK) IPA(key): /hɪˈlɛəɹiəs/
- (US) IPA(key): /hɪˈlɛəɹiəs/
- (New England) IPA(key): /hɪˈlæɹiəs/
- (Mary–marry–merry distinction) (New England)
- Rhymes: -ɛəriəs
hilarious (comparative more hilarious, superlative most hilarious)
- Very funny; causing great merriment and laughter.
- Full of hilarity; merry.
- See also Thesaurus:funny
uproar + -ious
- IPA(key): /ʌpˈɹɔːɹiəs/
uproarious (comparative more uproarious, superlative most uproarious)
- Characterized by loud, confused noise, or by noisy and uncontrollable laughter.
- Synonym: uproarish