Idiom:  crack someone up

An image of a chicken that has cracked open an egg, which is laughing and saying,

Meaning

crack someone up / crack up:  

  • make someone suddenly laugh a lot / to suddenly laugh a lot

Example sentences

  • My two year old cracks us up because he's so naughty and we try desperately not to laugh.
  • Your dad's dancing really cracks me up.  He's a big hip-hop fan I guess?
  • The way my bulldog snores so loud always cracks me up.
  • Who's your favorite comedian? Amy Poehler and Kristen Wiig really crack me up.
  • I didn't want to laugh but the way my girlfriend painted on thick rectangular-shaped eyebrows for prom cracked me up.
  • You should try to get in Mr. Roth's English class—he cracks us up all the time.
  • We tried hard not to crack up when our teacher spilled coffee all over her books.
  • Did you watch Saturday Night Live last night? I couldn't stop cracking up.
  • My little sister's friends crack up at our older brother's jokes so he thinks he's hilarious but they only laugh because he's cute.

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