adjective informal extremely amusing.
side-splittingly adverb

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  • side-splitting — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ extremely amusing …   English terms dictionary

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  • side-splitting — ADJ Something that is side splitting is very funny and makes you laugh a lot. [INFORMAL] ...a side splitting joke …   English dictionary

  • side-splitting — /ˈsaɪd splɪtɪŋ/ (say suyd spliting) adjective convulsively uproarious: side splitting farce. –side splittingly, adverb …  

  • side-splitting — split (your) sides (laughing) to laugh a lot at something. He was a great comic who could give side splitting imitations of famous people. (always before noun) …   New idioms dictionary

  • side-splitting — adjective Causing much merriment, making one laugh a lot, very funny. Syn: hilarious …   Wiktionary

  • side — n. & v. n. 1 a each of the more or less flat surfaces bounding an object (a cube has six sides; this side up). b a more or less vertical inner or outer plane or surface (the side of a house; a mountainside). c such a vertical lateral surface or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • side — {{11}}side (n.) O.E. side flanks of a person, the long part or aspect of anything, from P.Gmc. *sithon (Cf. O.S. sida, O.N. siða, M.Du. side, O.H.G. sita, Ger. Seite), from adjective *sithas long (Cf. O.E. sid long, broad, spacious, O.N. siðr …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Splitting (psychology) — Splitting can be explained as thinking purely in extremes, e.g. good versus bad, powerful versus defenseless and so on. A two year old child cannot see a person who does something unpleasant to the child (e.g. not feeding him when he is hungry),… …   Wikipedia

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