[laf-ter, lahf-] /ˈlæf tər, ˈlɑf-/
the action or sound of .
an inner quality, mood, disposition, etc., suggestive of laughter; mirthfulness:
a man of laughter and goodwill.
an expression or appearance of merriment or amusement.
Archaic. an object of laughter; subject or matter for amusement.
the action of or noise produced by laughing
the experience or manifestation of mirth, amusement, scorn, or joy
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.).
[lawt-n] /ˈlɔt n/ noun 1. Charles, 1899–1962, U.S. actor, born in England. /ˈlɔːtən/ noun 1. Charles. 1899–1962, US actor, born in England: noted esp for his films of the 1930s, such as The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933), for which he won an Oscar, and Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
noun 1. a separate sound track of prerecorded laughter added to the sound track of a radio or television program to enhance or feign audience responses.
[lou lou] /ˈlaʊ ˌlaʊ/ noun, Polynesian Cookery. 1. meat and fish wrapped in or covered with leaves and steamed or roasted.
[loh-mon-tahyt] /loʊˈmɒn taɪt/ noun 1. a white zeolite mineral, chiefly hydrated silicate of aluminum and calcium.