laugh·​er | \ ˈla-fər How to pronounce laugher (audio) , ˈlä- \

Definition of laugher

1 : one that laughs
2 : something (such as a game) that is easily won or handled

Examples of laugher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What happened: Milwaukee took a 91-74 lead after a 16-0 third-quarter run turned a 1-point game into a laugher. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 29 Apr. 2021 Their sheer delight and laugher echoing through some of the world's most majestic canyons is a memory of a lifetime. Amiee White Beazley, Travel + Leisure, 17 Apr. 2021 Trubisky threw for a half-dozen TDs — five of them before halftime — in a laugher win at Soldier Field. Dan Wiederer,, 30 Dec. 2020 The scene was heartwarming and full of laugher, tears and bonding six feet apart. Hannah Drown, cleveland, 31 Dec. 2020 Nikola Jokic notched his 50th career triple-double and the Denver Nuggets turned one of Tuesday's marquee games into a laugher. Matt Eppers, USA TODAY, 3 Mar. 2021 Michigan-Ohio State basketball has long languished in the shadows of its legendary football rivalry—though the Buckeyes have turned that into a laugher by winning the last 15 of 16. Rachel Bachman, WSJ, 19 Feb. 2021 One was of Lillian Carter, the fascinating woman who seemed able to charm every interviewer and create laugher in the crowds with her impressive storytelling abilities. Globe Staff,, 4 Jan. 2021 In previous seasons, that game would’ve turned into a non-competitive laugher. Chris Fedor, cleveland, 31 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of laugher

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Laugher.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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