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laugh +‎ -er



laugher (plural laughers)

  1. One who laughs.
    • 1863, George Eliot, Romola, Volume II, Book III, Chapter XXV, page 309
      He and his companions [] were exchanging jokes with that sort of ostentatious laughter which implies a desire to prove that the laugher is not mortified though some people might suspect it.
    • 1992, Jib Fowles, Why Viewers Watch: A Reappraisal of Television's Effects (page 119)
      These are the people whose laughter you hear after the boffolas on shows that have been filmed without audiences. I don't suppose all these laughers are dead, but a lot of them must be by this time.
  2. A variety of the domestic pigeon.

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