the action or sound of laughing.
an inner quality, mood, disposition, etc., suggestive of laughter; mirthfulness: a man of laughter and goodwill.
an expression or appearance of merriment or amusement.
Archaic. an object of laughter; subject or matter for amusement.
- laugh·ter·less, adjective
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How to use laughter in a sentence
A broken, lurching music came from them, a nasal melody that moaned among the laughters.Erik Dorn | Ben Hecht
How in this chorus of laughters, joyous and terrible, is the laughter of Shakespeare distinguishable?
Her almond eyes were of some fantastic shade of sapphire-blue with deep gray twilights in them and sea-green laughters.Carnival | Compton Mackenzie
Jacky stopped suddenly, and withdrew from the laughters in lofty offence.Merkland | Mrs. Oliphant
Prue's callings have ceased; the small laughters, exclamations, appeals, have died into silence.Doctor Cupid | Rhoda Broughton
British Dictionary definitions for laughter
the action of or noise produced by laughing
the experience or manifestation of mirth, amusement, scorn, or joy
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