cachinnate
[ kak-uh-neyt ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
Early 19th century; Latin from Latin cachinnat- ‘laughed loudly’, from the verb cachinnare, of imitative origin
Synonyms
  • cackle
  • guffaw
  • roar
Antonyms
  • cry
  • utterance
Definition
to laugh loudly or immoderately
Example
When the woman suddenly began to cachinnate in the middle of the wedding ceremony, everyone gave her looks of disapproval.
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