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To laugh a lot or start laughing

burst out

to suddenly start laughing or crying

crack up

to suddenly laugh a lot at something

dissolve into

if you dissolve into something such as tears or laughter, you begin to cry or laugh in an uncontrolled way

get/have the giggles

to be unable to stop giggling

in hysterics

laughing in an excited and uncontrolled way

in stitches

laughing a lot

in fits

laughing a lot

giggly

adjective

laughing a lot in a nervous, excited, or silly way

laughing/rolling in the aisles

an audience that is laughing or rolling in the aisles is laughing a lot

lose it

to start laughing or crying and be unable to stop

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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