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cachinnatoryPart of speech: Adjective
Laughing immoderately.Usage examples "cachinnatory":
- " Mr. Pelham," said this gentleman, who was dressed in a brown coat, white waistcoat, buff- coloured inexpressibles, with long strings, and gaiters of the same hue and substance as the breeches-" Mr. Pelham, pray be seated- excuse my rising, I'm like the bishop in the story, Mr. Pelham, too old to rise;" and Mr. Briggs grunted out a short, quick, querulous, " he- he- he," to which, of course, I replied to the best of my cachinnatory powers. - "Pelham, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009.
- Such emotional superlatives merely create in the reader a cachinnatory revulsion. - "The Dramatic Values in Plautus", Wilton Wallace Blancke.
- Swelling up of the puffy form, and reddening ripples of the broad face heralded it, it began with a contagious cackle, it deepened into a flabby guffaw, and after all the others roundabout had finished their cachinnatory tribute it wound up with what was between a roar and the lazy drone of a bagpipe. - "The Red Acorn", John McElroy.