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3 definitions by Tom McNamee

 
1.
From the theater: to laugh uncontrollably and not be able to stop. (Source: Cate Blanchette on the 12/04/06 Tonight Show). Wikipedia defines it as follows: "Corpsing is a theatrical slang term used to describe when an actor breaks character during a scene - usually by laughing or forgetting his or her lines, or by causing another cast member to do so. Though the origin of the term is unknown, it refers to almost literally murdering the scene.

A BBC TV program on 18 November 2006 stated an opinion that the term "corpsing" originated when there was a corpse on stage, acted by a living actor: there was sometimes a tendency to try to make that actor laugh."
"Hugo Weaving was in a production of King Lear and he could just sat there corpsing."
by Tom McNamee December 04, 2006
 
2.
A term used by some of Norwegian descent that is a corrupted spelling of the slang 'look/see'.
Thanks for the plan. I'll take a looksie and get back to you.
by Tom McNamee January 06, 2006
 
3.
A twisting, contorted, spasmodic behavior in response to music, inspired by Joe Cocker, and popularized by John Belushi. Rare in females.
Man, that lead guitarist can really Cocker!
I never seen a girl Cocker! Maybe it's just gas.
by Tom McNamee June 22, 2006