erupt in laughter

idiom

: to suddenly begin laughing
The audience erupted in laughter.

Examples of erupt in laughter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The rapid pacing of the 100-minute show, running without an intermission, means that portions of the audience erupt in laughter at the sharp jokes. Aramide Tinubu, Variety, 27 Sep. 2023 An intimate experience, the 2.5-hour show is filled with moments that erupt in laughter and others that pack the quiet power of a sermon. Carly Breit, PEOPLE.com, 27 June 2021 The fake trophy heave caused Farrell and his son Henry, 13, to erupt in laughter. Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY, 13 Mar. 2023 Predictably, things only got more dense, but never heavy, as the two friends often made each other erupt in laughter. William Earl, Variety, 17 Nov. 2022 At that point, Kaitlyn and Tayshia realize what Katie, 30, is referring to — asking the men to stop masturbating — and the trio erupt in laughter. Ally Mauch, PEOPLE.com, 9 July 2021 An opening icebreaker caused the audience of 250 Spanish speakers to erupt in laughter. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, 12 Nov. 2020

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“Erupt in laughter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/erupt%20in%20laughter. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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