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to laugh loudly or immoderately.
Historical Examples

Ellen Terry and Her Sisters T. Edgar Pemberton
Chip, of the Flying U B. M. Bower
The Black Phalanx Joseph T. Wilson
Vikram and the Vampire Richard F. Burton
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, No. XXVI, July 1852, Vol. V Various
The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII) John Greenleaf Whittier
The Devil’s Elixir E. T. A. Hoffmann
The houseboat book William F. Waugh
Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal, No. 438 Various

raucous laughter
(psychiatry) inappropriate laughter, sometimes found in schizophrenia
(intransitive) to laugh loudly


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