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laughing

[ laf-ing, lah-fing ]
/ ˈlæf ɪŋ, ˈlɑ fɪŋ /
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adjective
that laughs or is given to laughter: a laughing child.
uttering sounds like human laughter, as some birds.
suggesting laughter by brightness, color, sound, etc.: a laughing stream; laughing flowers.
laughable: The increase in crime is no laughing matter.
noun
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Origin of laughing

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at laugh, -ing1, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM laughing

laugh·ing·ly, adverbun·laugh·ing, adjective
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