Definitions

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  • n. Divination by means of laughter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Divination by means of laughter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of divination drawn from laughter, or a method of ascertaining the qualities and character of a person from observation of his way of laughing.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

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  • grin-zen

    September 2, 2011

  • It would be fun if this word had a connection to:

    "He had a broad face and a little round belly,
    that shook when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly."

    March 15, 2010

  • JM is becoming a gelotologist and specialising in geloscopy, just for the fun of it.

    February 1, 2009

  • Fortune-telling by means of laughter.

    May 13, 2008