rolling in the aisles

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

*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

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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