Cachinnatory Ca*chin"na*to*ry, a. Consisting of, or accompanied by, immoderate laughter. [1913 Webster]

Cachinnatory buzzes of approval. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cachinnatory — adj. of or relating to loud laughter; accompanied by excessive laughter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cachinnatory — cachinnˈatory (or /kakˈ/) adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑cachinnate …   Useful english dictionary

  • cachinnate — cachinnation, n. cachinnator, n. cachinnatory /kak euh neuh tawr ee, tohr ee, keuh kin euh /, adj. /kak euh nayt /, v.i., cachinnated, cachinnating. to laugh loudly or immoderately. [1815 25; < L cachinnatus (ptp. of cachinnare to laugh aloud,… …   Universalium

  • cachinnate — v.intr. literary laugh loudly. Derivatives: cachinnation n. cachinnatory adj. Etymology: L cachinnare cachinnat …   Useful english dictionary

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