What is another word for uproarious?

Pronunciation: [ʌpɹˈɔːɹɪəs] (IPA)

Uproarious is an adjective that describes something that is extremely noisy, hilarious, or chaotic. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of this word, including boisterous, riotous, tumultuous, rowdy, raucous, and uproarish. All of these words suggest a state of disorder or excitement, with lots of noise and activity. They each have slightly different connotations, however. For example, boisterous may be used to describe a group of children playing loudly, while riotous is often used in reference to large crowds protesting or demonstrating. Tumultuous suggests a more violent or disruptive type of uproar, while rowdy and raucous both focus more on the loud and unruly behavior of individuals.

What are the hypernyms for Uproarious?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for uproarious?

Uproarious means loud, noisy, or hilarious. Its antonyms would be quiet, peaceful, and somber. The opposite of uproarious also means calm, gentle, and serious. Other antonyms for the word might include dull, boring, grave, or serious. While uproarious might be used to describe a funny scene, moment or joke, its antonyms would describe the opposite moods and situations. They could be used to describe a more meditative or calming environment, representing a different range of emotions and states of mind. Choosing the right antonym depends on the context in which it's being used.

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Usage examples for Uproarious

Being by this time tolerably well used to American manners, we were by no means surprised, but merely hastened our preparations, in order to get away before these revellers became more uproarious.
"A Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas"
Fanny Loviot
His remarks were received with uproarious laughter, but she was quick to notice that there was nothing in what he said that any one could reasonably take exception to.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss
The laughter became more uproarious.
"Monsieur Cherami"
Charles Paul de Kock

Famous quotes with Uproarious

  • Sing on, with hymns uproarious, Ye humble and aloof, Look up! and oh how glorious He has restored the roof!
    John Betjeman

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