Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who laughs or is given to merriment; rarely, a scoffer.
  • noun A domestic pigeon of a breed so named from their notes.

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

  • noun One who laughs.
  • noun A variety of the domestic pigeon.
  • noun Informal A contest in which one side wins easily; a lopsided victory.
  • noun Slang A blatantly false statement, especially a self-serving one.

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

  • noun One who laughs.
  • noun A variety of the domestic pigeon.

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

  • noun an easy victory
  • noun a person who is laughing or who laughs easily

Etymologies

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to laugh + -er

Examples

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  • The trumpeter and laugher, as their names express, utter a very different coo from the other breeds.

    Origin of Species, ch. 1

    February 10, 2009