erupt in laughter

Definition of erupt in laughter

  1. :  to suddenly begin laughing The audience erupted in laughter.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to burst from limits or restraint

    :  to emerge through the gum

    :  to force out or release suddenly and often violently something (as lava or steam) that is pent up

  1. :  a sound of or as if of laughing

    :  a cause of merriment

Seen and Heard

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