Idiom:  rolling in the aisles


idiom:  rolling in the aisles

  • laughing loudly or uncontrollably

(especially a group of people at a show or performance—they laugh so loudly they almost fall from their chairs into the aisles between the different sections of seats).

Example sentences

— We went to the comedy club last night and one of the comedians had everyone rolling in the aisles.

— That's a great movie to rent. We were rolling in the aisles it was so funny.

— The only good thing about Trump's presidency is that late night comedy shows have everybody rolling in the aisles.

— Her boyfriend is so funny. He always has us rolling in the aisles, which really annoys my own boyfriend.

— My two-year-old has nasty temper tantrums but he also has us rolling in the aisles everyday.

— Sarah was exasperated trying to show us the tricks she had taught her dog but he wouldn't do anything and we couldn't help rolling in the aisles.

— Sometimes they shouldn't make movie sequels. I was rolling in the aisles during Legally Blonde  but the second movie was so awful I didn't even finish watching it.

— Eddie Murphy may have been politically incorrect but he always had us rolling in the aisles when he used to do stand-up.

— We were rolling in the aisles watching my five-year at her ballet recital. She was so cute.


  • crack up
  • die laughing
  • split one's sides
  • be in stitches

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