from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Characterized by loud, confused noise, or by noisy and uncontrollable laughter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Making, or accompanied by, uproar, or noise and tumult.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Making or accompanied by a great uproar, noise, or tumult; tumultuous; noisy; loud.

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

  • adj. uncontrollably noisy
  • adj. marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter


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