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Synonyms for laugh
læf, lɑflaugh

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Wiktionary5.0 / 2 votes

  1. laughnoun

    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.

    chuckle, cackle, giggle, snigger, guffaw, cachinnation, snicker, titter, chortle

  2. laughverb

    To be or appear cheerful, pleasant, mirthful, lively, or brilliant; to sparkle; to sport.

    joke, laughing stock

  3. laughverb

    snicker, cackle, titter, chortle, chuckle, guffaw, giggle, snigger

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. laugh

    mock at, ridicule, deride

Princeton's WordNet4.5 / 2 votes

  1. laugh, laughternoun

    the sound of laughing

    laughter, jest, joke, jape, gag

    weep, cry

  2. laughnoun

    a facial expression characteristic of a person laughing

    "his face wrinkled in a silent laugh of derision"

    laughter, jest, joke, jape, gag

    weep, cry

  3. joke, gag, laugh, jest, japeverb

    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"

    prank, muzzle, caper, trick, antic, jest, gag, laughter, joke, jocularity, put-on, jape

    cry, weep

  4. laugh, express joy, express mirthverb

    produce laughter

    express joy, express mirth

    weep, cry

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  1. smile, giggle

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  1. laughnoun


  2. laughverb


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  1. laughverb

    cachinnate, roar, giggle, snicker, titter, chuckle, grin, twitter, cackle, chortle, hawhaw

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  1. List of paraphrases for "laugh":

    laughing, ris, laughter, iaugh, kidding, laughs, ri, funny, laughed, joke, itl, fun, smile, giggle, rice, laughlng

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  1. Agnes Repplier:

    We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

  2. Abraham Lincoln:

    With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.

  3. Carole Baskin:

    I was suspicious as we were doing it because the questions appeared taped. But had no idea it would turn out to be such a fun prank, it gave us a very welcome good laugh. I appreciate their cleverness and that they created their video in a way that I don't feel was in any way mean spirited.

  4. Wayne Havenhand:

    I kept creeping closer and closer to it, and moving round to capture it from different angles, then it yawned, and I couldnt help but laugh to myself I had a friend with me who joked that the owl seemed bored of being photographed.

  5. Eric McCormack:

    We laughed so hard. For the last year, it’s been a confusing time, and I have n’t laughed very much, and to come back together and to laugh out loud and to be surprised by one another and to have new stories to tell and to have another opportunity to do it … it’s a no-brainer. that made me feel like we have a place and we’re not going to be fighting an uphill battle … I thought, why not ?

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    A synonym of "dry"
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