- laughing; smiling; cheerful.
Origin of rident
1600–10; < Latin rīdent- (stem of rīdēns, present participle of rīdēre to laugh); see -ent
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- rare laughing, smiling, or gay
Word Origin for rident
C17: from Latin rīdēre to laugh; see riant
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