Definitions

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  • adv. In an uproarious manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an uproarious manner; with great noise and tumult; clamorously.

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

  • adv. in a hilarious manner

Etymologies

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uproarious +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Blue Bonnet, quite unaware of her triumph, was overwhelmed at the end of the performance to hear her name called uproariously from the audience and fled to the far end of the wings, from which she was rescued unceremoniously by two insistent fairies, who brought her to the footlights to acknowledge the tribute of friends and admirers.

    Blue Bonnet in Boston or, Boarding-School Days at Miss North's

  • If they didn't like to hear the servants speaking in country dialect, what would they make of the local-yokel accents of Squire (Steve Pemberton) and Mrs. Hardcastle (uproariously played by Sophie Thompson) and her son, Tony Lumpkin (David Fynn), who here demonstrates the manners of his class by scratching his crotch with his half-eaten chicken leg?

    'Laughing Comedy' Continues to Conquer

  • We laughed derisively and uproariously, all of us.

    CHAPTER VI

  • Malemute Kid took an interest in the hunt, his advent being hailed uproariously by the revelers, who knew him to

    The Wife of a King

  • Beaver laughed loudly, and slapped his thighs, and told the happening to all the rest of the camp, till everybody was laughing uproariously.

    The Makers of Fire

  • Quit gloating over his Icarian fall, and presenting him as one more narcissistic scoundrel whose pathetic double life is uproariously entertaining to the rest of us.

    Marie Griffith: What We Should Be Talking About In The Wake Of Anthony Weiner's Morality Tale

  • Had his captain, Mike Brearley, not firmly instructed the reluctant all-rounder to take off his trainers and put his bowling boots on for the session, Edgbaston may never have been inspired to reverberate so uproariously.

    Edgbaston usually makes the right noises where England are concerned | Rob Bagchi

  • McCall Smith's response was to laugh uproariously.

    Hugh Muir's Diary

  • Artie would say something funny and then laugh uproariously at his own joke.

    Pumpkin Patch

  • While not encouraging or discouraging anyone from joining the writer's trade, it DID result in everyone laughing uproariously.

    Vacation Auto-Response

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