Definition of "laughter" [laugh•ter]

  • The act of laughing. (noun)
  • The sound produced by laughing. (noun)
  • Archaic A cause or subject for laughter. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "laughter" in a sentence
  • "Other times, the laughter is a response to candidates being forced to answer a difficult question in 30 seconds on national television."
  • "Your laughter is the laughter of Lord Haw Haw. 36% of young Muslims believe that a Muslim that converts to another faith should be punished by death and 15% openly admit that they admire Al Qaeda, as per Policy exchange. 45 % of British Muslims believe that 9.11 was an Israeli/American conspiracy."
  • "But I notice that you laugh and in your laughter is the wisdom of the ages."