Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Feeling like laughing.

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Examples

  • With AI and robotic technologies advancing rapidly (and toward each other), the time is fast approaching to not just be laughy-jokey about The Great Robot Menace and begin to seriously talk about the issue.

    Matthew Yglesias » Monday Wilson Quarterly Blogging

  • I hear his voice coming through the wall, his talking-to-a-girl voice, which is lighter and more laughy and animated than it ever is talking to us.

    The Fortunes of Indigo Skye

  • This is especially tricky when the sound mixing is so weak, because the conversation is tough to make out; the audience has to work harder to catch the laughs, which makes the laughs less laughy.

    Contour

  • Let us laugh when we are laughy, as we sleep when we are sleepy.

    Mens Wives

  • Beth has been getting so happy and excited and laughy.

    cbrimble Diary Entry

  • Although I can intellectually recognize the comedic irony in this comic, it makes me more angry than laughy.

    Cartoon: Wal-Mart Morality

  • It makes me feel that I shouldn't laugh either – that it's wicked to feel laughy.

    Rilla of Ingleside

  • As for Ariadne, she did not for months stop talking of "nice, laughy, Unkie Hawy."

    The Squirrel-Cage

  • Then father, all laughy and criey, said: "Thank God! Oh, thank God, the girl loves the home we have made for her!"

    Laddie: A True Blue Story

  • She was in that laughy-cryey state when people say things they wouldn't say at other times.

    The Story of the Treasure Seekers

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