American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Causing or accompanied by an uproar: an uproarious New Year's party.
- adj. Loud and full; boisterous: uproarious laughter.
- adj. Causing hearty laughter; hilarious: uproarious tales.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Making or accompanied by a great uproar, noise, or tumult; tumultuous; noisy; loud.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Making, or accompanied by, uproar, or noise and tumult.
- adj. uncontrollably noisy
- adj. marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter
“At Cork, to which they drove across the hills, a reception awaited Sir Walter which rivalled in uproarious acclamation the one which had greeted his arrival in Ireland.”
“Assemblies, or by what other name the poor Black wretches might choose to call their uproarious merrymakings.”
“The sailors were said to be "uproarious" over the news.”
“The sad thing is, George Soros spent a lot of money setting up this organization to do exactly this kind of uproarious, knee-slapping, mindless bullshit.”
“a mussel the the ancient was carrying to his mouth; and when the grit of it bit into the old fellow's mucous membrane and gums, the laughter was again uproarious.”
“The "playing songs," and kissing, the joyous peels of laughter, the continuous gleeful mirth, the "uproarious" outbursts of merriment, beggar all description, I therefore lay down my pen, and leave the reader to imagine, what must have been the impressions on the mind of Miss Nellie Norton, just from New England.”
Nellie Norton: Or, Southern Slavery and the Bible. A Scriptural Refutation of the Principal Arguments upon which the Abolitionists Rely. A Vindication of Southern Slavery from the Old and New Testaments.
“Brooks also paid an uproarious visit to Carson's late-night heir, David Letterman, earlier this week.”
“Oni has some other titles that show this potential: the uproarious Black Metal, the excellent Last Call, and the beautiful mess that is Sharknife.”
“On Wednesday through Saturday nights starting at 10 pm, they have a 'burlesque' show of dancing girls, an uproarious experience.”
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