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laugher

[laf-er, lah-fer] /ˈlæf ər, ˈlɑ fər/
noun
1.
a person who laughs.
2.
Informal. a contest or competition in which one person or team easily overwhelms another; easy victory.
Origin
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English: see laugh, -er1
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  • He was not a loud laugher, and rarely made a joke, but he greatly enjoyed the pleasantries of others.
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laugher

noun

A laughing matter, esp a game in which one team scores an annihilating victory: The two games he mentioned were laughers, Oklahoma 41–7 over North Carolina/ I like to see it about 16–0. I like laughers (1960s+ Sports)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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