Definition for laughter

noun as in expression of amusement

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“We continue to need art and connection and laughter, so we have an imperative to try to think safely about it,” said Liz Fehrenbach, program director at Joseph’s House.

In my study of dog play, I shadowed dogs with a video camera rolling, and controlled my own delighted laughter at their fun long enough to record bouts of play, from a few seconds to many minutes long.

His laughter punctuates the conversation from behind a closed door.

The shock — both at the crash and at the sudden cut — drives our laughter.

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She even resorted to removing her clothes, which led to amusement among the other gods who started roaring in joy and laughter.

May their married life have laughter, and that they love one another forever after!

If laughter is the best medicine, The Comeback made you feel enough pain to need a dose—and then it delivered in spades.

Under the Sun King, such humor—and the laughter associated with it—was seen as more suitable for the masses.

“Robin had us blubbing with laughter all the way through one dinner,” Gilkes recalls.

Obama said, through laughter, according to an eyewitness report of the meeting in The Telegraph.

His books were read in our homes, often aloud to the family circle by paterfamilias, and moved us to laughter or tears.

This was said with a comical air of doubt, and a half smile, which sent a ripple of laughter over the charming face.

After supper, stories were told and the laughter, which was loud and long, lasted far into the night.

“It would cost the blood and tears and laughter of the human race,” said Aristide.

Her chum leaned against the door jamb while peal after peal of laughter shook her.


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On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to laughter, such as: amusement, chuckle, giggle, glee, guffaw, and hilarity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.