Associations to the word «Laughing»
LAUGHING, noun. The action of the verb to laugh.
LAUGHING, verb. Present participle of laugh
LAUGHING ACADEMIES, noun. Plural of laughing academy
LAUGHING ACADEMY, noun. (slang) A mental hospital.
LAUGHING ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK, verb. Present participle of laugh all the way to the bank
LAUGHING DOVE, noun. A small pigeon (Spilopelia senegalensis) native to the tropics in Africa south of the Sahara; the Middle East; and southern Asia east to India.
LAUGHING DOVES, noun. Plural of laughing dove
LAUGHING FALCON, noun. A South American hawk (Herpetotheres cachinnans), so called from its notes, which resemble a shrill laughing.
LAUGHING FALCONS, noun. Plural of laughing falcon
LAUGHING GAS, noun. Nitrous oxide used as an anaesthetic.
LAUGHING GEAR, noun. (UK) (Australia) (New Zealand) (jocular) (slang) The mouth.
LAUGHING GEESE, noun. Plural of laughing goose
LAUGHING GOOSE, noun. The European white-fronted goose (Anser albifrons).
LAUGHING GULL, noun. A common European gull (Xema ridibundus).
LAUGHING GULL, noun. An American gull (Leucophaeus atricilla); in summer the head is nearly black, the back slate color, and the five outer primaries black.
LAUGHING GULLS, noun. Plural of laughing gull
LAUGHING HEIR, noun. (legal) In the law of inheritance, an heir who is legally entitled to inherit the property of a person who has died, even though that heir is only distantly related to the deceased, and therefore has no reason to feel bereaved over the death.
LAUGHING HEIR STATUTE, noun. (legal) A statute that prohibits inheritance from passing to an heir that is too distantly removed from the deceased.
LAUGHING HEIR STATUTES, noun. Plural of laughing heir statute
LAUGHING HEIRS, noun. Plural of laughing heir
LAUGHING HYAENA, noun. Dated form of laughing hyena.
LAUGHING HYENA, noun. (informal) The spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta); so called because of the resemblance of its call to laughter.
LAUGHING HYENAS, noun. Plural of laughing hyena
LAUGHING JACKASS, noun. The laughing kookaburra, Dacelo novaeguineae.
LAUGHING JACKASSES, noun. Plural of laughing jackass
LAUGHING KOOKABURRA, noun. A species of kookaburra, Dacelo novaguineae.
LAUGHING OUT OF COURT, verb. Present participle of laugh out of court
LAUGHING OWL, noun. An owl (Sceloglaux albifacies) of New Zealand, now probably extinct, named for its cry.
LAUGHING OWLS, noun. Plural of laughing owl
LAUGHING STOCK, noun. (idiomatic) An object of ridicule, someone who is publicly ridiculed; a butt of sport.
LAUGHING, adjective. Showing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness; "laughing children".
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.