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Laughter Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • the activity of laughing; the manifestation of joy or mirth of scorn; "he enjoyed the laughter of the crowd"
  • the sound of laughing

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • the sound of laughing ,
  • the activity of laughing; the manifestation of joy or mirth or scorn; "he enjoyed the laughter of the crowd"

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Laughter Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

A laugh is a way of showing happiness. It is a vocal sound which a person makes when something is funny, like a joke, or a tickle.

Sometimes people laugh when they are not happy. When people are ashamed or embarrassed, sometimes they react by laughing.

There are different ways to laugh. A person can laugh using mostly their voice, mostly their throat, or mostly their nose.

You can write a laugh in different ways. Some people write "ha ha ha", or "he he he", or "hehe". If they are on the internet, they also use "LOL". "LOL" does not sound like a laugh, but it stands for Laughing Out Loud.

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'Laughter' example sentence in quotations

* From quiet homes and first beginning, Out to the undiscovered ends, There's nothing worth the wear of winning, But laughter and the love of friends. - Hilaire Belloc

* Separated lovers cheat absence by a thousand fancies which have their own reality. They are prevented from seeing one another and they cannot write nevertheless they find countless mysterious ways of corresponding, by sending each other the song of birds, the scent of flowers, the laughter of children, the light of the sun, the sighing of the wind, and the gleam of the stars-all the beauties of creation. - Victor Hugo

* The tears that you spill, the sorrowful, are sweeter than the laughter of snobs and the guffaws of scoffers. - Kahlil Gibran

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Laughter Sample Sentences in News

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  • Smiles and laughter return to West Indies
    By John Mehaffey CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) - A spell of destructive fast bowling and a fine all-round performance from Andre Russell restored Caribbean smiles and laughter to the West Indies dressing room on Saturday. Four wickets for one run after Russell had helped his team past the 300 mark in the cricket World Cup Group B match against Pakistan put West Indies in Read more on this news related to 'Laughter'

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