Definitions

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  • adv. In a hilarious manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a hilarious or jolly manner: as, hilariously happy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a hilarious manner

Etymologies

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hilarious +‎ -ly

Examples

  • When I was much younger, during that stretch of time I usually refer to as my hilariously abusive childhood, a favorite aunt of mine died because a paramedic had been a little bit overenthusiastic with some kind of heart medicine.

    Session the 14th: I Don’t Know How the Hell the Rest of You Live Here | Spontaneous ∂erivation

  • For the most part, though not entirely, the narrator stays out of it, slides into Emma's consciousness, records dead pan (often, of course, in hilariously funny ways) what people say and think, and only appears unequivocally as narrator at the points at which she makes sure we are aware of the conventions of romance happy endings.

    Box Hill and the Limits of Realism

  • Flying Lotus has been subtly vying for the role of leader of the West Coast future-hop revolution, amassing an army of like-minded experimental producers for his digital label hilariously badass video for "Parisian Goldfish," which features the utilitarian implementation of cartoon genitals.

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  • On the list of games I sincerely want to love, but can't, you'll find an odd Japanese game titled hilariously weird, but the execution left a lot to be desired, and I've always hoped that somebody would revisit the idea and pull it off a bit better.

    Evil Avatar

  • Recall his hilariously discouraging remarks during the wedding sequence in "Old School" and most of his scenes in "Wedding Crashers."

    Ron Howard And Vince Vaughn Will Explore Relationships In New Comedy » MTV Movies Blog

  • The first smash hit of the 2007-2008 Broadway season turned out to be one of the biggest surprises in Broadway history †“Xanadu.” People are calling a hilariously reinvented send-up of the 1980’s Olivia Newton-John film, this irreverent musical adventure, about following your dreams when others say you shouldn’t, spins along to the addictive original hit film score by pop-rock legends Jeff Lynne and John Farrar.

    Whoopi Roller Skates ‘Xanadu’

  • And going back to my original point - people that have travelled from the UK or wherever to the Middle East to face aggression and personal risk are not the victims of something that has "hilariously" backfired.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • (If this strikes you as the kind of hilariously horseshit excuse that only a borderline sociopath would expect anybody to actually buy, you once again don't understand the earth-shattering importance of each of the millions of mini-dramas that make up the daily life of the average New Yorker.)

    Chez Pazienza: Droll Models: Is Being Drunk and "Slutty" Empowering?

  • He won my heart this episode, if only because his spirit was kind of hilariously broken.

    Jane McGivney: Make It Work: Prom Time! Or, "You'll Regret This in 10 Years"

  • At left is a video via The Smoking Gun of a group of white Louisiana college students who have used mud to deck themselves out in blackface so they can "hilariously" reenact the Jena 6 assault.

    "I'm not a racist."

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