Translation for 'laughter' from English to Russian
NOUN   laughter | -
SYNO laugh | laughter
смех {м}laughter
неудержимый смех {м}irrepressible laughter
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Usage Examples English
  • A laugh track (or laughter track) is a separate soundtrack for a recorded comedy show containing the sound of audience laughter.
  • Laughter has been used as a health therapy for many years such as in some hospitals through the showing of TV comedies for patients.
  • Despite some critics' comments, all of the laughter in "Coupling" was from a genuine live studio audience.
  • Gelotology was first studied by psychiatrists, although some doctors in antiquity recommended laughter as a form of medicine.
  • Unhealthy or "nervous" laughter comes from the throat.

  • There have been claims that laughter can be a supplement for cardiovascular exercise and might increase muscle tone.
  • Despite commonly expressed annoyance at the use of canned laughter in television shows, television studios have discovered that they can increase the perceived "funniness" of a show merely by playing canned laughter at key "funny" moments.
  • Death from laughter is a supposedly extremely rare form of death, usually resulting from either cardiac arrest or asphyxiation, that has itself been caused by a fit of laughter.
  • Laughter yoga ("Hasyayoga") is a modern exercise involving prolonged voluntary laughter.
  • She also has coordinated healing workshops through laughter called "The Laughter of Being" and "The Sacred Laughter".

  • Leela Bunce (born 17 December 1980) is director of ShineTime (an organization which promotes stress relieving benefits of laughter) and a regular on the chatshow and radio circuit.
  • "Laughology" makes the case that the laughter fitness trend has scientific basis.
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