Their loud laughter betrayed their presence.
Laughter is the sound you make when you hear a really funny joke that makes you giggle.
With laughter in her eyes.
Origin of laughter
- Middle English from Old English hleahtor
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English, from Old English hleahtor (“laughter, jubilation, derision"), from Proto-Germanic *hlahtraz (“laughter"), from Proto-Indo-European *klek-, *kleg- (“to shout"). Cognate with German Gelächter (“laughter, hilarity, merriment"), Danish and Norwegian latter (“laughter"), Icelandic hlátur (“laughter"). More at laugh.