Meaning of “canned laughter” in the English Dictionary

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"canned laughter" in British English

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canned laughternoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkænd ˈlɑːf.tər/ us /ˌkænd ˈlæf.tɚ/

recordings of laughter that have been added to a humorous radio or television programme when something funny has been said or done

(Definition of “canned laughter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)