laugh (oneself) silly

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laugh (oneself) silly

To laugh extensively, perhaps to a point of giddiness. I love getting together with my childhood friends because we always seem to laugh ourselves silly.
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laugh oneself silly

Fig. to laugh very, very hard. I laughed myself silly when I heard that Steven was really going to give the graduation address.
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laugh yourself silly (or sick)

laugh uncontrollably or for a long time.
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ˌdrink, ˌlaugh, ˌshout, etc. yourself ˈsilly

(informal) drink, laugh, shout, etc. so much that you cannot behave in a sensible way: Everyone was too busy laughing themselves silly to notice her quietly leave the room.
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I remember her in a posh shop buying clothes for Question Time and laughing herself silly at all the pretentious women in there who completely changed their attitude when they discovered she was famous.