mort de rire

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mort de rire m (feminine singular morte de rire, masculine plural morts de rire, feminine plural mortes de rire)

  1. lit., as adjective or past tense, dead or died of laughing, so "died laughing" or "dying of laughter"; compare mort de faim for starve. Often appearing as abbreviation "mdr" or "MDR," e.g., in SMS, as the French expression equivalent to LOL; sometimes expanded as the infinitive, mourir de rire (see Larousse).
    Tout le monde était mort de rire après cette blague.

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