gut-buster

Main Entry:  gut-buster1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any activity requiring great effort, esp. physical
Etymology:  1929
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Main Entry:  gut-buster2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a very funny joke
Etymology:  1929; fr the idea that hard laughter causes stomach pain
Usage:  also gut-busting, (adj.)
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