roll in the aisles

roll in the aisles

To laughing uproariously or hysterically. Your jokes are perfect for your speech tonight. You'll have them rolling in the aisles!
See also: aisle, roll

rolling in the aisles

Laughing uproariously or hysterically. Your jokes are perfect for your speech tonight. You'll have them rolling in the aisles!
See also: aisle, roll
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*rolling in the aisles

Fig. [of an audience] wild with laughter. (*Typically: get them ~; have them ~; leave them ~.) DI have the best jokes you've ever heard. I'll have them rolling in the aisles. What a great performance. We had them rolling in the aisles.
See also: aisle, roll
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

roll in the aisles

Laugh very hard, as in The comedian's new book had them rolling in the aisles. This hyperbolic idiom alludes to a performance that causes an audience to laugh so hard that they might well roll about in the theater's aisles. [First half of 1900s]
See also: aisle, roll
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

ˌrolling in the ˈaisles

(informal) laughing a lot: The comedian was very good indeed. He had the audience rolling in the aisles.
See also: aisle, roll
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