adverb: almost, nearly, just-about; generally stated in a manner incorporating exaggeration or sarcasm, used primarily in the southern US states
"She was so mad after I forgot her birthday, she like to killed me!"
"Bernice was so funny, I like to died laughing."
"I like to never got this thing on."
-(as uttered by a character in an episode of "Designing Women" after donning a Christmas Tree skirt.)