belly-laugh
bellylaugh el"ly*laugh`, belly-laugh el"ly-laugh`v. to laugh a deep, hearty laugh. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • belly laugh — belly laughs also belly laugh N COUNT A belly laugh is a very loud, deep laugh. Each gag was rewarded with a generous belly laugh …   English dictionary

  • belly laugh — el ly laugh , n. a vigorous, loud laugh, expressing a strong amusement. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • belly laugh — ☆ belly laugh n. 1. Informal a hearty laugh 2. anything that provokes such a laugh, as a line in a play …   English World dictionary

  • belly laugh — n informal a deep loud laugh …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • belly laugh — belly ,laugh noun count a loud deep laugh …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • belly laugh — ► NOUN ▪ a loud unrestrained laugh …   English terms dictionary

  • belly laugh — noun 1. a burst of deep loud hearty laughter • Syn: ↑guffaw • Derivationally related forms: ↑guffaw (for: ↑guffaw) • Hypernyms: ↑laugh, ↑laughter …   Useful english dictionary

  • belly laugh — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms belly laugh : singular belly laugh plural belly laughs a loud deep laugh …   English dictionary

  • belly-laugh — see belly laugh …   English dictionary

  • belly laugh — AND belly laff n. a loud, deep, uninhibited laugh. D I don’t want to hear giggles when I tell a joke. I want long belly laughs. □ I let out a loud belly laff at the preacher’s joke. A no no, for sure …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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