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

    Synonyms:
    merriment, glee, derision, ridicule, cachinnation, contempt

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. laugh, laughternoun

    the sound of laughing

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    laugh

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. laughternoun

    Synonyms:
    laughing, laugh

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. laughternoun

    Synonyms:
    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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