rident

[ rahyd-nt ]
/ ˈraɪd nt /

adjective

laughing; smiling; cheerful.

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Origin of rident

1600–10; <Latin rīdent- (stem of rīdēns, present participle of rīdēre to laugh); see -ent
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British Dictionary definitions for rident

rident
/ (ˈraɪdənt) /

adjective

rare laughing, smiling, or gay

Word Origin for rident

C17: from Latin rīdēre to laugh; see riant
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