roll in the aisles

roll in the aisles
To laugh uproariously.

Theatregoers may not roll in the aisles when lanky Ray Bolger impersonates a window dresser retiring for the night. . . . But plenty of people will be amused by Cartoonist Robert Wildhack.

Syn: die laughing, laugh ones head off, split ones sides

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