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in stitches

Definition of in stitches

informal

  1. :  laughing very hard <His jokes had us all in stitches.>



Word by Word Definitions

stitchplay stitches
  1. :  a local sharp and sudden pain especially in the side

    :  one in-and-out movement of a threaded needle in sewing, embroidering, or suturing

    :  a portion of thread left in the material or suture left in the tissue after one stitch

  1. :  to fasten, join, or close with or as if with stitches

    :  to make, mend, or decorate with or as if with stitches

    :  to unite by means of staples


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