split your sides

split (one's) sides

To laugh uproariously or hysterically. Your jokes are perfect for your speech tonight. You'll have them splitting their sides!
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split your sides

be convulsed with laughter. informal
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split your ˈsides (laughing/with laughter)

laugh a lot; laugh loudly: When she started singing in that funny voice, we nearly split our sides.
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If you''re after a smutty ride this summer We''re The Millers is ideal, but expect a gentle chuckle rather than split your sides Rating:
This time around, the big-name acts promising to split your sides for charity include Michael McIntyre, Jack Dee, Jo Brand, Jonathan Ross, Adam Hills, Russell Brand, Kevin Bridges, Lee Evans, Josh Widdicombe, Paddy McGuinness, Rhod Gilbert and Seann Walsh.
this is a one-joke movie which never threatens to split your sides.
It'll be jazz hands galore with a programme full of acts to split your sides and boggle your mind - from musical comedians and fire eaters to burlesque dancers and circus performers, with some DJs thrown in for good measure.
The couple's bickering and banter provides soft humour, but don't expect to split your sides laughing.
Also starring Christina Applegate and Josh Gad, this isn't split your sides hilarious - and is leagues away from something as iconic as This Is Spinal Tap.
TAKE ONE: Split your sides with the latest hilarious Only An Excuse video.
If you've no idea what I'm talking about, check it out on YouTube and prepare to split your sides.
He can make you split your sides laughing, grip you with drama or a thriller and even tear at your heart.
And did you split your sides at Tony Roper's The Steamie when it was broadcast in the early 1980s?
PREPARE to split your sides with Rawhide Comedy at the Southport Arts Centre on Thursday.
Split your sides yet again over the Germans, Manuel's rat, Waldorf salads, the builders and Basil thrashing his poor Austin 1100 to within an inch of its life.
And split your sides as Kevin is presented with a hard problem that won't go away when he meets a gorgeous friend of the family.