[ verb ] produce laughter

Used in print

(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)

`` Oh , the_French are a very curious people '' , Pierre had laughed .

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

Mickie laughed .

(Francis Pollini, Night....)

He laughed , suddenly , feeling a surge of power telling him of his hold over them , seeing himself before them , receiving utmost respect and attention .

(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)

`` A learned man '' ? the bandit laughs in his face .

(Howard Fast, April Morning....)

It was the first time any of us had laughed since the morning began .

[ noun ] the sound of laughing



Used in print

(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)

And the old_man had given a sly and wicked laugh and said , `` Hell , yes !

(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)

She gave the nastiest laugh I ever heard .

`` Oh he 's just an international spy '' , Eileen would shout with her screechy laugh .

(W. H. Gass, "The Pedersen Kid," in The...)

I always felt the memory was present in both of them , stirring in their chests like a laugh or a growl , as eager as an animal to be out .

(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)

He had a deep voice which was full of good food she had cooked , and good_humor ; an explosive laugh which always carried everything before it .

[ noun ] a facial expression characteristic of a person laughing


"his face wrinkled in a silent laugh of derision"

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