Laugh synonyms

lăf, läf
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A short, spasmodic laugh.
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The cry of a hen or goose, especially when laying an egg
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A hearty, boisterous burst of laughter.
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A sly or derisive, partly stifled laugh
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(Archaic) To call together, or call to follow, as a hen calls her chickens; to cluck.
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An instance of giggling or tittering.
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Words shouted or screamed.
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A snicker.
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The act or sound of snorting
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Anything that provokes such a laugh, as a line in a play
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The deep cry of the bull.
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To criticize or disapprove of someone or something through scornful jocularity; to make fun of
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One, such as a joke, that causes such a laugh.
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(Uncountable) Entertainment
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To smirk is to make a conceited and arrogant facial expression or to smile in an arrogant way.
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(Scotland, slang) Nothing.
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To respond to a negative situation lightheartedly, as though it were a joke.
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To titter means to laugh or giggle in a somewhat suppressed way.
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(Idiomatic) To laugh hysterically
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(US, informal) To physically damage or ruin
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(Idiomatic, of an audience) To laugh uproariously.
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Any similar sound
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Gladness and merriment, especially when expressed by laughter.
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A sound made in imitation of laughter.
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A joyful, somewhat muffled laugh, rather like a snorting chuckle.
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The definition of a shriek is a high-pitched scream or cry often made when angry, scared or in pain.
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(Austral., N.Z., Informal) To treat (someone) to (a round of drinks, etc.)
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To crow is to make a loud and shrill cry, or to boast about something.
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Something to be laughed at or joked about
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(Intransitive) To smile, parting the lips so as to show the teeth.
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To express with a smile
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The definition of a whimper is a soft, feeble cry, or an anticlimactic or mild ending.
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To say (something) while sobbing.
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Of a disease, easily transmitted to others.
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(Uncountable) Joy; merriment; mirth; gaiety; particularly, the mirth enjoyed at a feast.
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produce laughter
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To break or separate into pieces.
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(Archaic) A matter for or cause of laughter
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The property of being risible.
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A loud, often silly laugh like a bray
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(Informal) A person or thing considered hilariously funny
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An amusing story.
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) to suddenly start laughing intensely
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(Currying) To stretch on a beam, as a hide.
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To shed (tears) as an expression of emotion:
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Consisting of, or accompanied by, immoderate laughter.
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Capable of transmitting a disease; contagious:
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The definition of risible is a person or thing with the ability to laugh, is related to laughing or is funny.
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The state or quality of being hilarious
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Mock is to tease someone or make someone the object of scorn, or to mimic or imitate someone to get laughs or to insult the person.
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To make a soft neighing sound characteristic of a horse.
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To utter or express with a silly, self-conscious, often coy smile:
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To talk in a rapid, tremulous manner expressive of agitation, timidity, etc.; chatter
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To cachinnate is to laugh loudly or laugh hard.
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To deride is defined as to laugh at or make fun of someone or something.
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(Intransitive) To reproach with contemptuous words; to deride; to mock.
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To jeer is defined as to make fun of in a mean or mocking way.
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Scoff is defined as to mock or to scorn.
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To work as a scout
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To quiz is defined as to test knowledge.
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(Uncountable) The quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment. [First attested in the early 16th century.]
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A sound suggesting the cry of an owl, especially the sound of a horn.
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A gaseous fuel, such as natural gas.
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A sudden, unreasoning, hysterical fear, often spreading quickly
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The definition of a riot is a violent uprising or wild disturbance by a crowd, or an outburst or torrent of uncontrolled feelings or emotions.
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Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sound
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To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
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Something forced into or put over the mouth to prevent speaking or crying out.
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A trick
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produce laughter
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Synonym Study

  • Guffaw refers to loud, coarse laughter
  • Snicker is used of a sly, half-suppressed laugh, as at another's discomfiture or a bawdy story
  • Giggle and titter both refer to a laugh consisting of a series of rapid, high-pitched sounds, suggesting embarrassment, nervousness, or silliness, but giggle often implies an uncontrollabale fit of such laughter and titter implies a half-suppressed laugh, as a laugh of mild amusement suppressed in affected politeness
  • Chuckle implies soft laughter in low tones, expressive of mild amusement or inward satisfaction
  • Laugh is the general word for the sounds or exhalation made in expressing mirth, amusement, etc.
Find another word for laugh. In this page you can discover 90 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for laugh, like: giggle, cackle, guffaw, horse laugh, snicker, chuckle, tee-hee, cry, snigger, snort and fit of laughter.