Pronunciation: (laf'ing, lä'fing), [key]
1. that laughs or is given to laughter: a laughing child.
2. uttering sounds like human laughter, as some birds.
3. suggesting laughter by brightness, color, sound, etc.: a laughing stream; laughing flowers.
4. laughable: The increase in crime is no laughing matter.
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