[ adverb ] with laughter; while laughing


"he told the story laughingly"

Used in print

(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)

When he had left , I could never remember whether he had poked them in their middles , laughingly , with a thick index_finger or whether he was merely so much the sort of person who did this that one assumed the action , not bothering to look .

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