What is another word for laughter?

Synonyms for laughter
ˈlæf tər, ˈlɑf-laugh·ter

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. laughter

    merriment, glee, derision, ridicule, cachinnation, contempt

    weeping, tears, mourning, sorrow, admiration, veneration, respect, whimper, whine

Princeton's WordNet

  1. laugh, laughternoun

    the sound of laughing

    jest, laugh, joke, jape, gag

  2. laughternoun

    the activity of laughing; the manifestation of joy or mirth or scorn

    "he enjoyed the laughter of the crowd"


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. laughternoun

    laughing, laugh

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. laughternoun

    mirth, laugh, cachinnation, giggle, snicker, roar, cackle, grin, chortle, chuckle, guffaw, titter

    Associated words:
    risible, risibles, risibility, risorial, abderian, sardonic, geloscopy, gelastic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "laughter":

    laughs, chuckles, laugh, laughing, risa, giggling, smiles

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How to use laughter in a sentence?

  1. Rosie Powers:

    She was a light, a source of laughter and smiles, and a source of wisdom that's really one of a kind.

  2. Julius Grey:

    When you're having dinner with Tom the laughter is constant, he's not a somber policy wonk.

  3. Leigh Pitchford:

    Typically there's always a bit of nervous laughter and that sort of thing and I really quite enjoy making fun of them.

  4. George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman:

    Audacious ribald: your laughter will finish in hideous boredom before morning.

  5. Charlie Chaplin:

    Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.

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