laughter laughter  /ˈlæf tər/


  1. (n) the sound of laughing
  2. (n) the activity of laughing; the manifestation of joy or mirth or scorn


  1. When the cameras stopped grinding recently on an installment of I Love Lucy, Co-Star Desi Arnaz turned to thank the studio audience for its laughter during the filming of the show.
  2. It's a Beautiful Life Italian comic Roberto Benigni makes love and laughter come alive in a Nazi concentration camp.
  3. The endearing figure of his Little Tramp was instantly recognizable around the globe and brought laughter to millions.


  1. Theater review: 'Present Laughter' a sophisticated escape

    Michael Cumpsty. / TRTC Written bySir Nöel Coward as a vehicle for his own multifaceted talents, the 1939 comedy “Present Laughter” has proven irresistible to many of the larger-then-life leading men of stage and screen, who find in its portrait of an aging matinee idol (and the people in his frantic orbit) just the sort of send-up they can sink their teeth into.
    on June 16, 2013     Source:

  2. NC group helps fathers whose wives died of cancer find support, advice, even laughter again

    RALEIGH, N.C. — When his wife died of cancer at the age of 39, Bruce Ham wondered whether the laughter would ever return to the house he and their three daughters share.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. A Review of ‘Present Laughter,’ at Two River Theater Company

    Noël Coward’s witty leading man is the sole center of attention in Two River Theater Company’s production of “Present Laughter.”
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Times

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