Definition of laughter in English:


Line breaks: laugh|ter
Pronunciation: /ˈlɑːftə


[mass noun]
The action or sound of laughing: he roared with laughter
More example sentences
  • The sounds of laughter echoed in his head and the images of men laughing flashed across his eyes.
  • She described a time where she walked into Jackson's room to the sound of laughter.
  • The empty bathroom flung the words back at me, making them sound like hollow laughter.


Old English hleahtor, of Germanic origin; related to German Gelächter, also to laugh.

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