Laughter



[laf-ter, lahf-] /ˈlæf tər, ˈlɑf-/

noun
1.
the action or sound of .
2.
an inner quality, mood, disposition, etc., suggestive of laughter; mirthfulness:
a man of laughter and goodwill.
3.
an expression or appearance of merriment or amusement.
4.
Archaic. an object of laughter; subject or matter for amusement.
/ˈlɑːftə/
noun
1.
the action of or noise produced by laughing
2.
the experience or manifestation of mirth, amusement, scorn, or joy
n.

late 14c., from Old English hleahtor, from Proto-Germanic *hlahtraz (cf. Old Norse hlatr, Danish latter, Old High German lahtar, German Gelächter); see laugh (v.).

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