Definition of "laughter" []

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

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  • The experience or manifestation of mirth, amusement, scorn, or joy (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

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."