belly laugh

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belly laugh

An often uncontrolled, loud, and hearty laugh. The old man let out a giant belly laugh when he saw his young granddaughter spill an entire bowl of spaghetti on her head.
See also: belly, laugh

belly laugh

n. a loud, deep, uninhibited laugh. I don’t want to hear giggles when I tell a joke. I want long belly laughs.
See also: belly, laugh
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Watch the ongoing drama festival on TV (if you can afford one).It can be engrossing and what could possibly be better for an empty belly than a belly laugh?
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Start with a smile and allow it to expand to a belly laugh, guffaw or chuckle.
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Scientists still don't know what happens to the body during a belly laugh, but it revolves the whole body.
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