Definition of thigh-slapper in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈθʌɪslɑpə/


A joke or anecdote considered to be exceptionally funny.
Example sentences
  • Some tasks are never going to be thigh-slappers no matter how long they marinate on your desk.
  • The real thigh-slapper is Ms. Henry's insistence that amateurism is ‘the principle’ that ‘separates’ college from pro sports.



Example sentences
  • We are hoarse from two hours of yelling and exhausted from the excitement of professional pantomime played just how it should be - in traditional, colourful, thigh-slapping style.
  • You'll have to imagine the many thigh-slapping moments, because they left them out of the script.
  • There was much side-holding and thigh-slapping.

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