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

More idioms will be added in the future so check back frequently or sign-up for my free newsletter to learn about new updates to my website.

You might like these idioms

Your turn to use the idiom "rolling in the aisles"

Practice makes progress.  It's your turn to use this idiom in your own sample sentence. I will provide feedback to make sure you use the idiom correctly.

> > idiom: rolling in the aisles

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.