Examples of laughter in a Sentence
The audience roared with laughter.
the nervous producers were reassured by the sounds of laughter coming from the theater
Recent Examples of laughter from the Web
Boxer said the comment was met with general laughter and an approving second from the committee chairman.
Senator Boxer said the comment was met with general laughter and an approving second from the committee chairman.
White said her brother, who wanted to be remembered as enjoying life, was best known for his sense of humor, his laughter, and his kindness.
Children in a play area squealed with laughter while racing toy cars and piecing together building blocks.
Merson's role as a pundit on Sky Sports has left fans with many moments of laughter and confusion with his bold and audacious opinions.
Judging by the amount of laughter and pup-herding going on, the other participants were in the same position.
Family sitcoms have come a long way since the tame jokes, canned laughter, and corny messages of such ’80s and ’90s hits as Full House, Growing Pains, and Family Ties.
So when Pixar decides to introduce a character from the upcoming Coco via a short film, that introduction is going to have an arc, laughter, and pathos.
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Origin and Etymology of laughter
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbelly laugh, boff (or boffo), boffola, cachinnation, cackle, chortle, chuckle, giggle, guffaw, hee-haw, horselaugh, laugh, snicker, snigger, titter, twitter
Related Wordscrow, whoop; grin, simper, smile, smirk
Near Antonymscry, groan, moan, sob, wail; face, frown, grimace, lower (also lour), mouth, pout, scowl
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