cachinnate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v cachinnate laugh loudly and in an unrestrained way
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cachinnate To indulge in loud, continued laughter; to laugh immoderately.
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Usage

In literature:

But as I repeated them, he gave vent to a loud cachinnation.
"The Lock And Key Library" by Various
By and by, he paused all at once; so suddenly, indeed, that my own cachinnation lasted a moment longer.
"The Blithedale Romance" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
And there it swung to and fro, moved by the violence of its cachinnation.
"Vikram and the Vampire" by Richard F. Burton
To them there was no mystery in that screaming cachinnation.
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
For which good wish I thanked him gratefully; and the Court was again dissolved in senseless cachinnations!
"Baboo Jabberjee, B.A." by F. Anstey
A female form moving among the trees told me whence had come that unexpected and ill-timed cachinnation.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
He had actually to lie down on the greensward to enjoy his prolonged cachinnation.
"Life of Charles Darwin" by G. T. (George Thomas) Bettany
No sounds but cachinnation Can boom from DARLING'S Court.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, October 21, 1914" by Various
At the end there was a general cachinnation.
"Rim o' the World" by B. M. Bower
To them there was no mystery in that screaming cachinnation.
"The Boy Slaves" by Mayne Reid
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