- The sound of laughing, produced by air so expelled; any similar sound.
- Their loud laughter betrayed their presence.
- A movement (usually involuntary) of the muscles of the laughing face, particularly of the lips, and of the whole body, with a peculiar expression of the eyes, indicating merriment, satisfaction or derision, and usually attended by a sonorous and interrupted expulsion of air from the lungs.
- The act of laughter, which is a sweet contraction of the muscles of the face, and a pleasant agitation of the vocal organs, is not merely, or totally within the jurisdiction of ourselves.
- Archly the maiden smiled, and with eyes overrunning with laughter.
- (archaic) A reason for merriment.
- French: rire
- German: Gelächter, Lachen
- Italian: risata, riso
- Portuguese: risada, risos
- Russian: смех
- Spanish: risa