sidesplitting

[sahyd-split-ing]
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adjective
  1. convulsively uproarious: sidesplitting laughter.
  2. producing uproarious laughter; extremely funny: sidesplitting farce.

Origin of sidesplitting

First recorded in 1855–60; side1 + splitting
Related formsside·split·ting·ly, adverb
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side-splitting

adjective
  1. producing great mirth
  2. (of laughter) uproarious or very hearty
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