A statement of disbelief in a sarcastic manner. It`s like "seriously" but more obnoxious.
The Simpsons - Season 21 - "O Brother, Where Bart Thou?"
Lisa: Global warming can cause weather at both extremes. Hot AND cold.
Homer: I see. So you`re saying "warming" makes it colder.
-Homer calls Lisa crazy and does a stupid dance-
Lisa: Really? Really? Uh huh.. All right.
In response to a question that just shouldn't be asked.<Slight Pause> Then said while cocking your head to the side a bit.
I really think Sanjaya should have made it. Really?
The word "really" in true essence is pronounced REAAAAAAALLLLLYY (most effective when pronounced for 4-7 seconds), and is a phrase used to express a feeling of astonistment, being extremely suprised about a particular event or often just used as a filler untill the speaker can think of something better to say. Indivudials are advised to refrain from using the term in serious settings though.
Example 1- (appropriate setting of really)
Speaker 1: Bro i just got dome from the girl of my dreams
Speaker 2: REAAAAAAALLLLLYYY?!
Speaker 1: yeah bro i did
Speaker 2: oh true thats legit bro
Example 2- (Inappropriate setting)
Speaker 1: Bro i think i got Mandy pregnant
Speaker 2: REEEEEEEAALLLLLLY?!
Speaker 1: Dawg, im not joking that shit is uncalled for
Speaker 2: My bad bro, best of luck with that rather unfortunate situation, much apologizes
Speaker 1: I appreciate the concern
1. in real life.
2. in large amounts; big time.
1. She was really dumb, but pretended to be smart.
2. He can really sing.
3. Did you really clean up your room?
if u r gulible just like me.... really?!
sky is red...really?!
n. 1 To describe the reality of something. 2 (slang) To exaggerate; as though as to be "very". 3 To confirm something; in an interrogation. 4. Used as an adjective; making a sentence more appealing.
1 We will really die.
2 That tree is really big!
3 Yes, I was really running.
4 You can buy this for a really great price!