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.
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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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Scientists say belly laughs can help tone your abs - perhaps more effectively than sit ups.
This particular offering is up there with the best of them for good old belly laughs, as it returns for a second series.
Of course we don't really need any more of the funny stuff on the box (the schedules are almost full to bursting with it), but there's nothing wrong with enjoying a few extra belly laughs of a Tuesday evening.
If movie in-jokes are your thing, you'll love this mixture of bloody action and belly laughs.
Forget weddings, I've been to funerals that provide more genuine belly laughs.
ANDREW Dunkley and Rachel le Sauvage respectively direct Last Tango and Babysitting Calvin and are rewarded with productions that bring forth more honest belly laughs and sustained chuckles than I have heard in years.
And with such authoritative statements of fact, he trod an unpredictable path through hormones, Iraq and Radio 4, his humour prompting belly laughs.
From these people, you expect belly laughs or serious enchantment.
Yes, belly laughs were still regularly detonated, and slapstick was so death-defying that an Elizabeth Streb takeoff must surely be in the works, but for those who savored the company before Anastos departed, its current performances were like being repeatedly jabbed in the ribs instead of knowingly nudged.
30pm) was patchy, there were enough belly laughs per show to be optimistic about its future.
Shaken, Not Stirred is billed as 60 minutes of nastiness, irreverence, belly laughs, and social commentary.
And a silence where belly laughs once rang around the house.
Aside from being a great Hollywood blockbuster, -lled with amazing action scenes, it also o$ers plenty of belly laughs along the way.
Unlike an Apatow film, there are few belly laughs but, if you've an appetite for offbeat humour, the chances are you'll be grinning throughout this gem.
CAPERS: Andrew Ryan, Kathryn Rooney and Brian Conley bring plenty of belly laughs to the Hippodrome.