Laughter Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Laughter

  1. Democritus (c. 460—c. 370 B.C.) the laughing philosopher. [Gk. Phil.: Jobes, 430]
  2. hyena rapacious scavenger, known for its maniacal laughter. [Zoology: Misc.]
  3. laughing gas (nitrous oxide) sweet-smelling, colorless gas; produces feeling of euphoria. [Medicine: Misc.]
  4. Thalia Muse of comedy [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1071]