What is another word for belly laugh?

362 synonyms found


[ bˈɛlɪ lˈaf], [ bˈɛlɪ lˈaf], [ b_ˈɛ_l_ɪ l_ˈa_f]

Synonyms for Belly laugh:

How to use "Belly laugh" in context?

Sounds strange to us but many people around the world laugh when they consume food that is particularly unpleasant to them, such as when they gag or when their stomach aches. In technical terms, this type of laughter is known as borborygmi, from the Ancient Greek word borborygmi meaning "frequency of indrawn breath".

The belly laugh is thought to be one of the most contagious laughs and has been linked with happiness, relaxation and good humor. It usually begins with a deep breath in and then out, followed by a sudden burst of laughter. It can be contagious, especially if it is genuine.

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