thigh-slapper


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Noun1.thigh-slapper - a joke that seems extremely funnythigh-slapper - a joke that seems extremely funny  
gag, jape, jest, joke, laugh - a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
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Maybe in French and to a Frenchman, using the expression "bored to death" in heaven is a real thigh-slapper.
This was before stand-up comedy had been invented, and, in context, it was an absolute thigh-slapper.
Then it became a bit of a thigh-slapper before escalating into the realms of the uproarious.
On our tour of the Haight, Leonard, clad in a tie-dyed T-shirt, wasn't busting off thigh-slapper punch lines, but his droll, clever sense of humor seemed more appropriate to the setting.