laughter

laughter(
lahf
-
tuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of laughing)
a. la risa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The witness says that she heard distant laughter.La testigo afirma que oyó una risa distante.
b. las risas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He thought that he was alone, but then heard laughter upstairs.Pensó que estaba solo, pero entonces escuchó risas en el piso de arriba.
c. las carcajadas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The comedian enjoyed the laughter of the audience.El cómico disfrutó de las carcajadas del público.
d. las risotadas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
She exploded in laughter when she saw the price of the dress.Explotó en risotadas cuando vio el precio del vestido.
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laughter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la risa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
laughter [ˈlɑːftəʳ]
noun
(gen) risa (f); risas (f); (guffaws) risotadas (f); carcajadas (f)
their laughter could be heard in the next room se oían sus risas or se les oía reír desde la habitación de al lado
he said amid laughter that ...
there was loud laughter at this remark el comentario provocó carcajadas or grandes risas
laughter is good for you
she let out a shriek of laughter soltó una sonora carcajada or risotada
there was a little nervous laughter he collapsed into uncontrollable laughter the proposal was greeted with raucous laughter from committee members
to burst into laughter soltar la carcajada
we were soon helpless with laughter at the absurdity of it to [roar] with laughter Clare roared with laughter at the thought
laughter is the best medicine la risa es el mejor antídoto
modifier
laughter lines (n) arrugas (f) producidas al reír
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