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/ ˈsaɪdˌsplɪt ɪŋ /
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convulsively uproarious: sidesplitting laughter.
producing uproarious laughter; extremely funny: sidesplitting farce.
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OTHER WORDS FROM sidesplittingside·split·ting·ly, adverb
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How to use sidesplitting in a sentence
At which point the breakfasters erupted in uncontrollable, explosive, side-splitting laughter.Is Mitt Romney a Laugh Riot? Maybe|Lloyd Grove|August 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Rigid care has been taken to exclude such dramatic pieces which are fittingly described as "side-splitting farces."Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
Uncle Abe made a side splitting speech all through, and Douglas followed with a "constitutional" argument.Lincolniana|Andrew Adderup
There are men who tell side-splitting tales with the face of an undertaker—for example, Irvin Cobb.When Winter Comes to Main Street|Grant Martin Overton
Life spreads out before them one of its most side-splitting, topsy-turvy farces and they see in it nothing to laugh at.Simon the Jester|William J. Locke
To them, the sight of a stunned and possibly dead puppy was a side-splitting, ludicrous event.Jerry of the Islands|Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for sidesplitting
producing great mirth
(of laughter) uproarious or very hearty
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