hilariously

[ hi-lair-ee-uhs, -lar-, hahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF hilariously
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The men were happy, not hilariously so, but in a placid, equable fashion.

Then he laughed again, hilariously, uproariously, and not for long.

He had met him on the street and clapped him hilariously on the shoulder.

Why had he pointed to the garden and laughed so hilariously?

Hilariously they carried him into the room and dumped him down.

Hilariously they invited him into the carriage, and in state drove him home.

As the cough broke out again, he strangled it hilariously in a laugh.

Helen hilariously related this incident to Nettie and her aunt.

The note is struck ingeniously and hilariously on the doorstep.

We fell wildly, hilariously into each other's arms and began to dance.

WORD ORIGIN

1823, "cheerful," from Latin hilaris "cheerful, of good cheer" (see hilarity) + -ous. Meaning "boisterously joyful" is from 1830s. Related: Hilariously.

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