adjective Date: 1846 extremely funny <
a sidesplitting comedy
sidesplittingly adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sidesplitting — [sīd′split΄iŋ] adj. 1. very hearty: said of laughter 2. causing hearty laughter [a sidesplitting comedy] …   English World dictionary

  • sidesplitting — [adj] extremely funny amusing, entertaining, farcical, good humored, hilarious, hysterical, joking, knee slapper*, silly, slapstick, uproarious, witty; concepts 267,529,537 …   New thesaurus

  • sidesplitting — sidesplittingly, adv. /suyd split ing/, adj. 1. convulsively uproarious: sidesplitting laughter. 2. producing uproarious laughter; extremely funny: sidesplitting farce. [1855 60; SIDE1 + SPLITTING] * * * …   Universalium

  • sidesplitting — adjective a) Intensely uncontrollable and genuine. We saw a sidesplitting film. b) Exceptionally funny; hilarious …   Wiktionary

  • sidesplitting — side|split|ting [ˈsaıdˌsplıtıŋ] adj extremely funny ▪ He told some sidesplitting jokes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sidesplitting — adjective extremely funny: He told some sidesplitting jokes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sidesplitting — adjective very funny a killing joke sidesplitting antics • Syn: ↑killing • Similar to: ↑humorous, ↑humourous • Usage Domain: ↑colloqui …   Useful english dictionary

  • sidesplitting — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. laughable, comical, absurd; see funny 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. hilarious, hearty, a scream, convulsive. see funny III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Extremely funny: hilarious, priceless. Informal: killing …   English dictionary for students

  • sidesplitting — side|split|ting [ saıd,splıtıŋ ] adjective extremely humorous …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sidesplitting — adj. uproarious, hearty (laughter); very funny, causing uproarious laughter …   English contemporary dictionary

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