laughing laughing  /ˈlæ fɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) showing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness

Usage(s):

  1. laughing matters with sound bites, text and stunning photos, comedians packs a punch line in its treatment of the american stand-up scene.
  2. Laughing Gas: The Latest Threat to the Ozone Layer.
  3. From PTI's Amy Sullivan: In politics it is generally not considered a good sign when voters are laughing at you, not with you.

News

  1. Laughing Babies Compilation Will Make Everything Better (VIDEO)

    If the endless stream of YouTube videos are anything to go by (see related links below), laughing babies are a popular and effective method of stress relief.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Laughing Gas Sedation Not Linked To Heart Attacks: Study

    Nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas, is a widely used inhalation anesthetic agent in the United States. In recent years, questions have been raised concerning its safety - with some studies suggesting that the nitrous oxide anesthesia may raise the risk of a heart attack during and after surgery. But a new study suggests that the nitrous oxide sedation fears may be unfounded.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: RTT News

  3. Laughing Gas Does Not Increase Heart Attacks

    Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) is one of the world's oldest and most widely used anesthetics, but concerns that it raises the risk of a heart attack during surgery or soon afterward are unfounded, according to a new study from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Newswise

Quotes

  1. On Oct. 16, 2002, Kilpatrick wrote Beatty: "I've been dreaming all day about having you all to myself for 3 days. Relaxing, laughing, talking, sleeping and making love."
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Kwame Kilpatrick Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "They called me when it was over," Feinstein said. "I came down and said, 'Good night everybody, I hope you had a good meeting.' They were laughing, and that was it."
    on Jun 6, 2007 By: Dianne Feinstein Source: 570 News

  3. "I'm sickened, disgusted," said Alain Le Prince, dressed in a team jersey, his cheeks painted with the colors of the French flag — and among those who said he cheered for South Africa. "Everyone is laughing at us."
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Louis Le Prince Source: The Associated Press

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