Definition of laughing gas in English:

Share this entry

laughing gas

Pronunciation: /ˈlafiNG ˌɡas/

noun

Nontechnical term for nitrous oxide.
Example sentences
  • Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, is replacing the After Eight as the post-dinner treat in some circles.
  • Can I bring a couple of friends along to your next laughing gas party?
  • We agreed that I would bring the clams and he would bring the laughing gas.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: laugh·ing gas

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.