Definition of laughing hyena in English:

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laughing hyena

noun

Another term for spotted hyena.
Example sentences
  • They also endured first-hand experiences with green mamba snakes, grunting warthogs, laughing hyenas, and black centipedes which would fall dramatically into the bath.
  • Lawyers have referred to black male defendants as ‘laughing hyenas out to kill someone,’ ‘vultures,’ ‘tigers,’ ‘mad dogs,’ and ‘animals in the jungle.’
  • His is the voice behind the indirect discourse that perceives them as laughing hyenas.
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