Definition of Laughter. Meaning of Laughter. Synonyms of Laughter

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Definition of Laughter

Laughter
Laughter Laugh"ter, n. [AS. hleahtor; akin to OHG. hlahtar, G. gel["a]chter, Icel. hl[=a]tr, Dan. latter. See Laugh, v. i. ] A movement (usually involuntary) of the muscles of the face, particularly of the lips, with a peculiar expression of the eyes, indicating merriment, satisfaction, or derision, and usually attended by a sonorous and interrupted expulsion of air from the lungs. See Laugh, v. i. The act of laughter, which is a sweet contraction of the muscles of the face, and a pleasant agitation of the vocal organs, is not merely, or totally within the jurisdiction of ourselves. --Sir T. Browne. Archly the maiden smiled, and with eyes overrunning with laughter. --Longfellow.

Meaning of Laughter from wikipedia

- Laughter is a pleasant physical reaction consisting usually of rhythmical, often audible contractions of the diaphragm and other parts of the respiratory...
- Laughter in animals other than humans describes animal behavior which resembles human laughter. Several non-human species demonstrate vocalizations that...
- laughter. Instances of death by laughter have been recorded from the times of ancient Greece to modern times. Often, the phrase "dying from laughter"...
- World Laughter Day was established in 1998 and the first celebration was on 10 May 1998, in Mumbai, India, arranged by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of the...
- laughter is laughter provoked from an audience's expression of alarm, embarr****ment, discomfort or confusion, rather than amu****t. Nervous laughter...
- After Laughter is the fifth studio album by American rock band Paramore. It was released on May 12, 2017, through Fueled by Ramen as a follow-up to Paramore...
- record label founded by Nigerian rapper Olamide. His debut studio album Laughter, Tears and Goosebumps was released in 2019. He won Listener's Choice and...
- Paradoxical laughter is an exaggerated expression of humour which is unwarranted by external events. It may be uncontrollable laughter which may be recognised...
- The Great Indian Laughter Challenge is an Indian reality stand-up comedy series produced by Endemol India. The first four seasons aired on STAR One from...
- Yoga (/ˈjoʊɡə/ (listen); Sanskrit: योग, lit. 'yoke' or 'union' pronounced [joːɡɐ]) is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines...