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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A joke that seems extremely funny.

Usage examples (8)
  • Trust me, readers of Thucydides would have found that last one a real thigh-slapper.
  • Sarah Palin, Rudy Giuliani and much of the rest of the GOP apparently believe that small town mayoring is oh-so-important while community organizing is a real thigh-slapper.
  • I'll pause for a moment here while you recover from the gasping guffaws, the belly laughs that are no doubt incapacitating you right now as a consequence of that devastating...
  • Throughout the book, obscenities substitute for wit -- some of the obscenities larger than others, as when Mr. Martin trots out that old reliable thigh-slapper, the... for more
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