belly laugh


noun

a deep, loud, hearty laugh.

Nearby words

  1. belly dance,
  2. belly dancer,
  3. belly flop,
  4. belly girt,
  5. belly landing,
  6. belly pack,
  7. belly pan,
  8. belly slam,
  9. belly-bust,
  10. belly-flop

Origin of belly laugh

First recorded in 1920–25

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Examples from the Web for belly laugh

  • Can't say I care for that hot-foot and belly-laugh stuff myself, but tastes differ.

    Accidental Death|Peter Baily


British Dictionary definitions for belly laugh

belly laugh

noun

a loud deep hearty laugh
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