Definition of


  1. (verb, body) laugh loudly and in an unrestrained way

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Alternate forms of Cachinnate

Derivations: cachinnation

Hypernyms: express joy, express mirth, laugh

Origin of the word Cachinnate

  1. "to laugh loudly or immoderately," 1824, from L. cachinatum, pp. of cachinnare (see cachinnation). more

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