gales of laughter

gales of laughter

Loud outbursts of laughter. It sounded like everyone had a good time at your party last night. I could hear gales of laughter coming from your patio.
See also: laughter, of
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In gales of laughter, intermingled with half-genuine cries of alarm as almost his teeth caught her toes, she always concluded by gathering him into her arms and laughing the last of her laughter away into his flattened ears of joy and love.
The various clerks who had waited upon the pair came out of it with very red faces, and enough amusing stories of Pollyanna to keep their friends in gales of laughter the rest of the week.
At which, the courtroom erupted into gales of laughter.
A LONG time ago, when the notion of Liverpool ever becoming Capital of Culture would result in gales of laughter and derisory shakes of the head, I worked on the newsdesk of our former sister paper, the Daily Post.
It was a joke, or meant to be a joke and it produced gales of laughter all right but it also generated a storm of condemnation for the entertainer because according to his bashers, what he said was completely out of line, vulgar.
It's a game that will have your kids in gales of laughter - and the perfect way to banish the holiday boredom that might set in.
0-litre car's front end means you may find yourself dissolving into gales of laughter as you punt it down a twisty road.
There were gales of laughter all around but he never let his face slip.
In fact, the only thing more enjoyable was the reaction of the audience with gales of laughter reflecting the talent of a group of performers whose timing and interpretation exceeded all my expectations.
7 CO2 emissions: 99g/km Warranty: Three years/ 60,000 miles Price: PS10,795 car's front end means you may find yourself dissolving into gales of laughter as you punt it down a twisty road.
He was always ready with great gales of laughter - especially at his own jokes - and with a twinkle never far from his eye.
In other words, humor in the workplace doesn't need to evoke gales of laughter, just pleasant feelings - something everyone is capable of doing.
Ward-Allen told jokes, did magic, recalled his earlier days as an amateur around Durham, provoked gales of laughter with his patter, and introduced us to "Rodger the Dog".
A towering presence who was as renowned for his gales of laughter as his compassion for-and curiosity about-his fellow human beings, he was 83.