Homeric laughter


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Homeric laughter

n
loud unrestrained laughter, as that of the gods
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References in classic literature ?
At this command the mountain of populace thinned so suddenly that D'Artagnan could not repress a burst of Homeric laughter.
"Ha, ha, ha!" cried des Lupeaulx, interrupting him with a burst of Homeric laughter. "Why, that's the daily bread of every remarkable man in this glorious kingdom of France!
2.4) or the ancient classics (sadistic Homeric laughter).
"Homeric Laughter and the Unsmiling Suitors." CJ 78.2: 97-104.