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Synonyms for laugh
læf, lɑflaugh

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  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 Antonyms

  1. laugh

    mock at, ridicule, deride

Princeton's WordNet

  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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Editors Contribution

  1. smile, giggle

    Submitted by anonymous on April 16, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. laughnoun


  2. laughverb


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. laughverb

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

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  1. Kenyan Proverb:

    You may laugh at a friend's roof don't laugh at his sleeping accomodation.

  2. Amir Fakharian:

    It's been a challenging year, for people to have something to laugh at and make light of during such a horrible year, I'm happy to provide it.

  3. Clifford V. Villalon:

    There are five vowels and eight consonants in the words smile, laugh and sob. Five letters for peace and eight letters for serenity.

  4. George Santayana:

    The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.

  5. Peter Dinklage:

    Until you sit down with the brother of the man who you’re playing, who is not Filipino, who’s French, and have a laugh about how crazy the world is in assuming because of how someone looks, they judge of what they must be, and here we are making a movie all about judging how you look, but people who thought they were doing the right thing were doing the exact same thing. We had a few laughs about that.

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