laughed heartily

laughed heartily
laughed very hard, "died laughing", giggled very strongly and loudly

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  • heartily — adverb 1 loudly and cheerfully: He laughed heartily and embraced his brother. 2 completely or very much: heartily agree/approve of/support etc: a sentiment with which she heartily agreed | heartily fed up with/sick of: By the end we were heartily …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • heartily — /hahr tl ee/, adv. 1. in a hearty manner; cordially: He was greeted heartily. 2. sincerely; genuinely: He sympathized heartily with their plight. 3. without restraint; exuberantly; vigorously: They laughed heartily. 4. with a hearty appetite: The …   Universalium

  • heartily — heart|i|ly [ˈha:tıli US ˈha:r ] adv 1.) with energy and enjoyment ▪ Great to see you, she said heartily. ▪ Hugh laughed heartily at the joke. 2.) completely or very much ▪ This is a book I heartily recommend to all hill walkers. ▪ Madge had… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • heartily — heart|i|ly [ hartıli ] adverb 1. ) in a loud or enthusiastic way: Jones laughed heartily at his little joke. I heartily agree with her. 2. ) if you eat heartily, you eat everything on your plate with enthusiasm 3. ) completely or extremely: I d… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • heartily — UK [ˈhɑː(r)tɪlɪ] / US [ˈhɑrtɪlɪ] adverb 1) in a loud or enthusiastic way Jones laughed heartily at his little joke. 2) completely or extremely I d grown heartily sick of London. I heartily agree with her. 3) if you eat heartily, you eat… …   English dictionary

  • heartily — heart•i•ly [[t]ˈhɑr tl i[/t]] adv. 1) in a hearty manner; cordially 2) sincerely; genuinely: He sympathized heartily[/ex] 3) exuberantly: We laughed heartily[/ex] 4) with a hearty appetite: They ate heartily[/ex] 5) thoroughly: I m heartily sick… …   From formal English to slang

  • heartily — [ˈhɑːtɪli] adv 1) in a loud or enthusiastic way Jones laughed heartily at his little joke.[/ex] 2) completely, or extremely They are heartily sorry for the trouble they ve caused.[/ex] 3) if you eat heartily, you eat everything on your plate with …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • died laughing, (could have) —   Laughed heartily …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • laugh — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sound/act of laughing ADJECTIVE ▪ loud ▪ light, little, short, slight, small, soft ▪ deep …   Collocations dictionary

  • hearty — [[t]hɑ͟ː(r)ti[/t]] heartier, heartiest 1) ADJ GRADED Hearty people or actions are loud, cheerful, and energetic. Wade was a hearty, bluff, athletic sort of guy... He gave a hearty laugh. Syn: jovial Derived words: heartily ADV GRADED …   English dictionary

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