sidesplitting


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Related to sidesplitting: uproarious, laughable, risibility

side·split·ting

 (sīd′splĭt′ĭng)
adj.
1. Convulsively hearty; uproarious. Used of laughter.
2. Causing convulsive laughter; extremely funny: a sidesplitting comedy.

side′split′ter n.
side′split′ting·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sidesplitting - very funny; "a killing joke"; "sidesplitting antics"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
humorous, humourous - full of or characterized by humor; "humorous stories"; "humorous cartoons"; "in a humorous vein"
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sidesplitting

adjective
Extremely funny:
Informal: killing, rich.
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