Meaning of SPLITTING in English


I. adjective

Etymology: from present participle of split (I)

: that splits or causes to split: as

a. : causing a sensation of rending or piercing : very severe

a splitting headache

b. : very fast or quick

c. : causing one's sides to split : very funny or comical

splitting farce

splitting laugh

II. noun

( -s )

Etymology: from gerund of split (I)

: something split off — usually used in plural

splittings of mica

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