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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 noise that a person makes when he hears something 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

  • A Full House Rocked with Laughter Thanks to Chris Rock and Will Arnett with $2.5 million raised for Toronto East ...
    Laughter Is The Best Medicine II event brought out Toronto's Most Generous Guests to Celebrate End of $60-million Private Sector Capital Campaign TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Last night, Toronto was treated to one of its most fun and funniest evenings of the year, as Chris Rock performed at Laughter Is The Best Medicine II—a comedy gala that raised $2.5 m Read more on this news related to 'Laughter'
  • A New Book Examines What Laughter Was All about in Ancient Rome
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  • READY TO LEARN: Laughter as an aide to learning
    “ All you need in the world is love and laughter. That’s all anybody needs. To have love in one hand and laughter in the other.”   - August Wilson Laughter occurs when people are comfortable with one another, when they feel open and free. And the more laughter there is, the more bonding happens within a family. Maybe we do not have enough laughter in our Read more on this news related to 'Laughter'

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