Associations to the word «Laugh»

Pictures for the word «Laugh»

Wiktionary

LAUGH, noun. An expression of mirth particular to the human species; the sound heard in laughing; laughter.
LAUGH, noun. Something that provokes mirth or scorn.
LAUGH, noun. (UK) A fun person.
LAUGH, verb. (intransitive) To show mirth, satisfaction, or derision, by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face, particularly of the mouth, causing a lighting up of the face and eyes, and usually accompanied by the emission of explosive or chuckling sounds from the chest and throat; to indulge in laughter.
LAUGH, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) (figuratively) To be or appear cheerful, pleasant, mirthful, lively, or brilliant; to sparkle; to sport.
LAUGH, verb. (intransitive) (followed by "at") To make an object of laughter or ridicule; to make fun of; to deride; to mock.
LAUGH, verb. (transitive) To affect or influence by means of laughter or ridicule.
LAUGH, verb. (transitive) To express by, or utter with, laughter.
LAUGH A MINUTE, noun. (idiomatic) A funny thing or person.
LAUGH ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To make a large income easily, especially at the expense of others or by doing something that lacks significant merit.
LAUGH DOWN, verb. (transitive) To cause to cease or desist by laughter.
LAUGH DOWN, verb. (transitive) To cause to be given up on account of ridicule.
LAUGH IN ONE'S SLEEVE, verb. (US) (Canada) (idiomatic) To laugh secretly or to oneself.
LAUGH LIKE A DRAIN, verb. (British) (simile) To laugh with a loud, coarse sound
LAUGH LIKE A HYENA, verb. (simile) To laugh hysterically
LAUGH MACHINE, noun. A machine or program or track that inserts canned laughter into a television show.
LAUGH OFF, verb. (transitive) To respond to a negative situation lightheartedly, as though it were a joke.
LAUGH ONE'S HEAD OFF, verb. (idiomatic) (informal) To laugh uproariously.
LAUGH OUT OF COURT, verb. (idiomatic) To dismiss as silly something presented with genuine conviction or treated seriously.
LAUGH TRACK, noun. The soundtrack of laughter sounds that accompanies a television comedy show
LAUGH TRACKS, noun. Plural of laugh track
LAUGH UP ONE'S SLEEVE, verb. (UK) (Canada) (idiomatic) To laugh secretly or to oneself.

Dictionary definition

LAUGH, noun. The sound of laughing.
LAUGH, noun. A facial expression characteristic of a person laughing; "his face wrinkled in a silent laugh of derision".
LAUGH, noun. A humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point".
LAUGH, verb. Produce laughter.

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