belly laugh


belly laugh

noun

Definition of BELLY LAUGH

an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement <humorous anecdotes that are likely to evoke lots of smiles but few belly laughs>
Related Words crow, whoop; grin, simper, smile, smirk
Near Antonyms cry, groan, moan, sob, wail; face, frown, grimace, lower (also lour), mouth, pout, scowl

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up belly laugh? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).