sidesplitting

adjective

side·​split·​ting ˈsīd-ˌspli-tiŋ How to pronounce sidesplitting (audio)
: extremely funny
a sidesplitting comedy
sidesplittingly adverb

Examples of sidesplitting in a Sentence

his sidesplitting jokes usually have audiences helpless with laughter

Word History

First Known Use

1822, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sidesplitting was in 1822

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Cite this Entry

“Sidesplitting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sidesplitting. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

side-splitting

adjective
side-split·​ting
-ˌsplit-iŋ
: very funny
a side-splitting joke
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