split one's sides (laughing)

Definition of split one's sides (laughing)

informal

  1. :  to laugh very hard The movie was hilarious. I (almost) split my sides laughing.

Word by Word Definitions

splitplay
  1. :  to divide lengthwise usually along a grain or seam or by layers

    :  to affect as if by cleaving or forcing apart

    :  to tear or rend apart :  burst

  1. :  divided, fractured

    :  prepared for use by splitting

    :  heterozygous

  1. :  a narrow break made by or as if by splitting

    :  an arrangement of bowling pins left standing with space for pins between them

    :  a piece split off or made thin by splitting

sideplay sides
  1. :  the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body

    :  one of the halves of the animal body on either side of the median plane

    :  one longitudinal half of a hide

  1. :  situated on the side

    :  of or relating to the side

    :  directed toward or from the side

  1. :  to agree with :  support

    :  to be side by side with

    :  to set or put aside :  clear away

  1. :  swaggering or arrogant manner :  pretentiousness

laughplay laughing
  1. :  to show emotion (such as mirth, joy, or scorn) with a chuckle or explosive vocal sound

    :  to find amusement or pleasure in something

    :  to become amused or derisive

  1. :  the act of laughing

    :  a cause for derision or merriment :  joke

    :  an expression of scorn or mockery :  jeer


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