What part of speech is “laughter”

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a noun is a word that represents a person, place, thing, or concept. As a noun, 'laughter' refers to the vocal expression of amusement or mirth – a deep, idyllic, or unrestrained sound made as a response to something humorous or emotionally compelling.

when used as a noun, 'laughter' is always singular and can act as either the direct object or subject of a sentence.

The laughter coming from the living room was contagious.

His laughter lit up the room.

That joke wasn't funny, but her laughter made it seem so.

when used as a noun, 'laughter' is usually uncountable and should not be used with the indefinite article 'a' or 'an'.

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