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

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Sunday’s party that everyone had to attend turned into a laugher that people couldn’t leave fast enough. Dan Labbe,, "Browns’ arrival delayed by ugly showing against Titans," 8 Sep. 2019 Brinson, Brian Anderson, Starlin Castro and Jorge Alfaro each had three RBIs, and Jon Berti scored three times as the game literally became the latest laugher in the series. Steven Wine,, "Anderson, Alfaro log three hits and 3 RBI each as Marlins outslug Dodgers to avert sweep," 16 Aug. 2019 There were so many ups and downs and tears and arguments and laugher and excitement. Dominique Hobdy, Essence, "Shop Black: A Power PR Player Launches Adorable Mommy & Me Gear," 15 Aug. 2019 Corbin Burnes allowed four runs while failing to record an out in the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants scored twice more against Matt Albers to turn a tie game into a laugher the Brewers lost, 8-3, at Miller Park. Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Giants 8, Brewers 3: Another bullpen collapse ends the series on an ugly note," 14 July 2019 The laugher was quite a change for the Marlins, who totaled 10 runs during their losing streak. Steven Wine,, "Hawaiian punch: Yamamoto dazzles in major league debut as Marlins rout Cards," 13 June 2019 Last Wednesday, the Marlins absolutely bludgeoned the Brewers, 16–0, in a laugher up in Milwaukee. Jon Tayler,, "There's No Villain in the Madison Bumgarner-Max Muncy Spat," 11 June 2019 That would be a laugher for Trump because without a maximum head count in California, the feds would need to spend less money in the state on grants and subsidies. George Skelton,, "Will California lose a seat in Congress after the next census? You can bet Trump hopes so," 25 Jan. 2018 Wagner’s interception ultimately put it into laugher territory. Bob Condotta, The Seattle Times, "The Final Word: Bob Condotta breaks down what went right in the Seahawks’ thumping of the 49ers," 4 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of laugher

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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