Definitions for cachinnateˈkæk əˌneɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cach•in•nateˈkæk əˌneɪt(v.i.)-nat•ed, -nat•ing.

  1. to laugh loudly or immoderately.

Origin of cachinnate:

1815–25; < L cachinnātus, ptp. of cachinnāre to laugh loudly


Princeton's WordNet

  1. cachinnate(verb)

    laugh loudly and in an unrestrained way


  1. cachinnate(Verb)

    To laugh loudly, immoderately, or too often.

    The villain began to cachinnate and twirl his moustache.

  2. Origin: From cacchino, an onomatopoeia.


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