Meaning of laughing

laugh•ing

Pronunciation: (laf'ing, lä'fing), [key]
— adj.
  1. that laughs or is given to laughter: a laughing child.
  2. uttering sounds like human laughter, as some birds.
  3. suggesting laughter by brightness, color, sound, etc.: a laughing stream; laughing flowers.
  4. laughable: The increase in crime is no laughing matter.
—n.
  1. laughter.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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