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laughing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

indicative of or marked by high spirits or good humor
  • the satisfying comedy put us in a laughing mood for the rest of the evening

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laughing

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of laughing (Entry 2 of 3)

as in cheering, smiling

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laughing

verb
present participle of laugh

Synonyms & Antonyms of laughing (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to show mirth with an explosive vocal sound
  • everyone laughed when the clown dramatically slipped and fell

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2 to express scornful amusement by means of facial contortions
  • you're going to try out for the football team? Don't make me laugh!

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“Laughing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/laughing. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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