Mirthquake

Mirthquake
(noun), mirth + earthquake
шутл. ложное землетрясение

Англо-русский словарь. Современные тенденции в словообразовании. Контаминанты. — М. : Флинта : Наука. . 2009.

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  • mirthquake — The physical manifestation of hilarity, aka a fit of giggles, that leaves you breathless, unable to make any sound, but shaking and rocking in your seat with laughter. Nothing to do with Quaker comedians. She was laughing so hard, the mirthquake… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • mirthquake — The physical manifestation of hilarity, aka a fit of giggles, that leaves you breathless, unable to make any sound, but shaking and rocking in your seat with laughter. Nothing to do with Quaker comedians. She was laughing so hard, the mirthquake… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • mirthquake — …   Useful english dictionary

  • mirth — (n.) O.E. myrgð joy, pleasure, from P.Gmc. *murgitha (Cf. M.Du. merchte), noun of quality from *murgjo (see MERRY (Cf. merry); also see TH (Cf. th)). Mirthquake entertainment that excites convulsive laughter first attested 1928, in ref. to Harold …   Etymology dictionary


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