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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Around 16 million adults, totalling 40%, admit failing to muster even one proper belly laugh in an average day.
Beyonce and husband Jay-Z pictured earlier this year HAPPY COUPLE J BELLY LAUGH J The singer rubs her stomach at the end of her performance LOOKING SWELL J Beyonce shows off her bump as she arrives at the awards
Five wonderful 60-something women reminisce over fond and sometimes painful memories, keen observations and enjoy a good old belly laugh along the way.
What better way to end a week of political wrangling than to have a good old belly laugh at those in power?
Dennis Miller is sure to have all of us on the edge of our seats in a full belly laugh," said Steve Largent, President and CEO of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA).
Beyonce and husband Jay-Z pictured HAPPY COUPLE J Beyonce's beybey BELLY LAUGH J The singer rubs her stomach at the end of her performance LOOKING SWELL J Beyonce shows off her bump as she arrives at the awards
I love doing live telly and I always enjoyed the shows where we had a big belly laugh.
Dave Kirby's play is an observational treat for anyone looking for a good old belly laugh on a night out.
I don't just want to keep going for the belly laugh.
6 million of us failing to muster a proper belly laugh even once a day
THE EMPHASIS IS ON 'COMEDY': It's pretty tough to suppress a grin or a belly laugh when faced with the kind of high jinks that are the stock in trade of the ``Comedy of Errors'' folks.
It's Berk's belief that there's so much going on chemically during a good belly laugh that the Food and Drug Administration would have to regulate crackups if it only knew.
A good belly laugh releases chemicals into the blood stream that make you happier, oxygenates the body and gives your whole body a massage from within.
Joachim Bahrenfeld, 54, from the German town of Datteln, goes to the woods to have a good belly laugh.
It's all good fun (unless you are a Scientologist), and even if some of the goofiness falls a bit flat, you can be assured that another big belly laugh is just around the corner.