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Synonyms for laugh
læf, lɑf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laugh, laughter(noun)

    the sound of laughing

    Synonyms:
    laughter, jest, joke, jape, gag

    Antonyms:
    weep, cry

  2. laugh(noun)

    a facial expression characteristic of a person laughing

    "his face wrinkled in a silent laugh of derision"

    Synonyms:
    laughter, jest, joke, jape, gag

    Antonyms:
    weep, cry

  3. joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape(verb)

    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    cry, weep

  4. laugh, express joy, express mirth(verb)

    produce laughter

    Synonyms:
    express joy, express mirth

    Antonyms:
    weep, cry

Wiktionary

  1. laugh(noun)

    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.

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

  2. laugh(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    joke, laughing stock

  3. laugh(verb)

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. laugh

    Synonyms:
    mock at, ridicule, deride

Editors Contribution

  1. smile, giggle

    Submitted by anonymous on April 16, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. laugh(n.)

    Synonyms:
    laughter, CACHINNATION, GUFFAW, ROAR

  2. laugh(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    SNICKER, GIGGLE, ROAR, TITTER

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. laugh(v)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce laugh?

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Karen
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Veena
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How to say laugh in sign language?

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How to use laugh in a sentence?

  1. Lord Byron:

    Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.

  2. Somjit Teeraroj:

    I've been looking forward to every Wednesday, when I go to school, dress up as a school student and meet friends. We get to talk and laugh together.

  3. Arta Bakshandeh:

    Laughing lowers cortisol, your body’s stress hormone, and boosts endorphins, which help your mood, find something that makes you laugh hard and often.

  4. Jay Leno:

    You can't stay mad at somebody who makes you laugh.

  5. Glenn Howerton:

    We’re going to keep doing this show forever. If we get the right longevity doctor, we’ll see. We’ll keep doing this show as long as FX [Networks] lets us, and as long as we don’t start fighting with each other and hating each other, right now we’re still having fun and making each other laugh and we love each other and it hasn’t ruined our marriages.


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