Meaning of laughter

laugh•ter

Pronunciation: (laf'tur, läf'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the action or sound of laughing.
  2. an inner quality, mood, disposition, etc., suggestive of laughter; mirthfulness: a man of laughter and goodwill.
  3. an expression or appearance of merriment or amusement.
  4. an object of laughter; subject or matter for amusement.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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