kill (oneself) laughing

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kill (oneself) laughing

To laugh hysterically and uncontrollably. The comedian had the whole audience killing themselves laughing. My ribs actually hurt from it! I was surprised by how funny my date was last night. I was killing myself laughing at some of her stories!
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kill yourself laughing

be overcome with laughter.
See also: kill, laugh

ˈkill yourself (ˈlaughing)

(British English, informal) laugh a lot: It was a very funny video. We killed ourselves laughing from beginning to end.He just stood there, killing himself laughing.
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References in classic literature ?
What would anybody want to kill themselves in summer for?
And yet, the older, more morbid drinkers, more jaded with life and more disillusioned, who kill themselves, do so usually after a long debauch, when their nerves and brains are thoroughly poison-soaked.
I suppose that's why so many women kill themselves cooking--just as poor Amelia Baxter did.
The supercilious glance which accompanied her ironically polite speech roused Polly, who answered with sudden color and the kindling of the eyes that always betrayed a perturbed spirit, "I don't think many of us would enjoy that selfish sort of peace, while little children starve, and girls no older than us kill themselves because their dreadful poverty leaves them no choice but sin or death.
People spend their last halfpenny and kill themselves, boys and girls and old people.
A number of people who kill themselves have children.
And inmates are less likely to kill themselves if they have to share a single cell with another prisoner.
Peer and the parental pressure force students to kill themselves.
SUICIDE rates in women have soared to their highest in a decade but men are three times more likely to kill themselves.
Melchert-Dinkel was not suicidal but secretly wanted to watch others kill themselves.
Around three young men and boys kill themselves compared to every young woman or girl, the researchers found.
It is shocking that two more people have taken an extreme step to kill themselves," said an Indian Embassy spokesman.
He posed as a female nurse, feigning compassion and offering step-bystep instructions on how they could kill themselves.
A school board member in a tiny Arkansas town has resigned over an uproar that ensued after he used his Facebook page to encourage gay people to kill themselves.
CHILDREN as young as 12 are being targeted by sick suicide sites that show them how to kill themselves.