sidesplitting

[sahyd-split-ing]

adjective

convulsively uproarious: sidesplitting laughter.
producing uproarious laughter; extremely funny: sidesplitting farce.

Nearby words

  1. sideshow,
  2. sideslip,
  3. sidesman,
  4. sidespin,
  5. sidesplitter,
  6. sidesplittingly,
  7. sidestep,
  8. sidestream smoke,
  9. sidestroke,
  10. sideswipe

Origin of sidesplitting

First recorded in 1855–60; side1 + splitting

Related formsside·split·ting·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for side-splitting

side-splitting

adjective

producing great mirth
(of laughter) uproarious or very hearty
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