from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A deep laugh.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a vigorous, loud laugh, expressing a strong amusement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A deep, hearty laugh
  • verb To laugh a belly laugh.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a burst of deep loud hearty laughter
  • noun a joke that seems extremely funny


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