split one's sides
phrasal to laugh heartily

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • split one's sides — ► split one s sides informal be convulsed with laughter. Main Entry: ↑split …   English terms dictionary

  • split one's sides — phrasal : to laugh heartily or immoderately * * * split one s sides see under ↑split • • • Main Entry: ↑side split one s sides To laugh immoderately • • • Main Entry: ↑split * * * split one s sides (also split a gu …   Useful english dictionary

  • split one's sides — verb To laugh hysterically Madcap Ciss with her golliwog curls. You had to laugh at her sometimes. For instance when she asked you would you have some more Chinese tea and jaspberry ram and when she drew the jugs too and the mens faces on her… …   Wiktionary

  • split one's sides — burst with laughter, laugh uncontrollably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • split one's sides (N. Amer. also split a gut) — informal be convulsed with laughter. → split …   English new terms dictionary

  • burst one's sides with laughing — split one s sides laughing, laugh uncontrollably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • split — ► VERB (splitting; past and past part. split) 1) break forcibly into parts. 2) divide into parts or groups. 3) (often split up) end a marriage or other relationship. 4) (be splitting) informal (of one s head) suffering great pain from a he …   English terms dictionary

  • split — v. & n. v. (splitting; past and past part. split) 1 intr. & tr. a break or cause to break forcibly into parts, esp. with the grain or into halves. b (often foll. by up) divide into parts (split into groups; split up the money equally). 2 tr. &… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Split — v. & n. v. (splitting; past and past part. split) 1 intr. & tr. a break or cause to break forcibly into parts, esp. with the grain or into halves. b (often foll. by up) divide into parts (split into groups; split up the money equally). 2 tr. &… …   Useful english dictionary

  • split — verb (splits, splitting, split) 1》 break or cause to break forcibly into parts.     ↘cause the fission of (an atom). 2》 divide or cause to divide into parts or groups.     ↘(often split up) end a marriage or other relationship. 3》 informal (of… …   English new terms dictionary

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