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horselaugh

[ hawrs-laf, -lahf ]
/ ˈhɔrsˌlæf, -ˌlɑf /
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noun
a loud, coarse laugh, especially of derision.
verb (used without object)
to utter a horselaugh.
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Origin of horselaugh

First recorded in 1705–15; horse + laugh

OTHER WORDS FROM horselaugh

horselaughter, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for horselaugh

horse laugh

noun
a coarse, mocking, or raucous laugh; guffaw
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