thigh-slapper
noun Date: 1965 knee-slapper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • thigh-slapper — noun A joke, especially one which strikes the listener or reader as particularly humorous. Not exactly a thigh slapper, but not terrible for a psychiatrist joke either. Syn: knee slapper …   Wiktionary

  • thigh-slapper — noun informal a very funny joke or anecdote. Derivatives thigh slapping adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • thigh-slapper — /thuy slap euhr/, n. Informal. a very funny joke, remark, story, or incident. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • thigh-slapper — noun a joke that seems extremely funny • Syn: ↑belly laugh, ↑sidesplitter, ↑howler, ↑scream, ↑wow, ↑riot • Derivationally related forms: ↑howl (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • knee slapper — noun A joke, especially one which strikes the listener or reader as particularly humorous. Syn: thigh slapper …   Wiktionary

  • joke — 1. noun 1) they were telling jokes Syn: funny story, jest, witticism, quip; pun, play on words; informal gag, wisecrack, crack, one liner, rib tickler, knee slapper, thigh slapper, punch line, groaner 2) playing stupid …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • scream — v 1. shriek, screech, screak, squeal, shrill, stridulate, Scot, and North Eng. skirl; cry out, sing out, pipe up; cry, wail, squall, yowl, squawk, yelp, bay, caterwaul, ululate. 2. roar, howl, hoot and howl, laugh one s head off, laugh until… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Petarded — Infobox Television episode Title =Petarded Series =Family Guy Caption =Peter s retardation is made public. Season =4 Episode =6 Airdate =June 19, 2005 Production =4ACX09 Writer =Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild Director =Seth Kearsley Guests… …   Wikipedia

  • belly laugh — noun 1. a burst of deep loud hearty laughter • Syn: ↑guffaw • Derivationally related forms: ↑guffaw (for: ↑guffaw) • Hypernyms: ↑laugh, ↑laughter …   Useful english dictionary

  • sidesplitter — noun a joke that seems extremely funny • Syn: ↑belly laugh, ↑howler, ↑thigh slapper, ↑scream, ↑wow, ↑riot • Derivationally related forms: ↑howl (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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