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belly laugh

Syllabification: bel·ly laugh

Definition of belly laugh in English:

noun

A loud, unrestrained laugh.
Example sentences
  • Wouldn't a friendship be better if it could absorb the energy of teasing and laugh a big belly laugh?
  • I found Barron very funny, but it was more of a quiet chuckle than a belly laugh.
  • Hardly a minute goes by without a chuckle or a belly laugh.

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