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  • adj. Having eyes that reflect happiness (i.e., having eyes that "laugh").


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  • "Arton!" the brown-haired, laughing-eyed wench called from her second-floor window.


  • Nemesis in the shape of this laughing-eyed, gross-bodied man, had come upon him in his old age, and there was nothing for it but to take what was coming with as good a grace as he could muster.

    The Lost Valley

  • Sometimes she studied also a new photograph on his mantel -- of a pretty laughing-eyed young woman playing with a sailor-suited cherub.

    The House of Toys

  • Beside her stands her sixteen-year-old daughter, who is as plump, as jolly, as laughing-eyed as her mother.

    The Life and Work of Susan B Anthony 01

  • The laughing-eyed young groom disentangled the puppy from between Yeovil's legs, and then he was ushered into the grey silence of the entrance hall, leaving sunlight and noise and the stir of life behind him.

    When William Came

  • But so have I seen little Miriam and Martha, laughing-eyed elves, heedlessly gambol around their old sire; sporting with the circle of singed locks which grew on the marge of that burnt-out crater of his brain.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • The picture showed him laughing-eyed, leaning against a heap of watermelons. - News

  • He’s nearly eleven months old but he looked like a little laughing-eyed, red-cheeked Irishman.

    Archive 2006-05-01


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