Laugh synonyms and antonyms

lăf, läf

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A short, spasmodic 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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A sly or derisive, partly stifled 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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An instance of giggling or tittering.
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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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One, such as a joke, that causes such a laugh.
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To criticize or disapprove of someone or something through scornful jocularity; to make fun of
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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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Words shouted or screamed.
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To respond to a negative situation lightheartedly, as though it were a joke.
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(Austral., N.Z., Informal) To treat (someone) to (a round of drinks, etc.)
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Something to be laughed at or joked about
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The deep cry of the bull.
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(Uncountable) Entertainment
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(Idiomatic, of an audience) To laugh uproariously.
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A joyful, somewhat muffled laugh, rather like a snorting chuckle.
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To titter means to laugh or giggle in a somewhat suppressed way.
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Any similar sound
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To express with a smile
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Gladness and merriment, especially when expressed by laughter.
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(Scotland, slang) Nothing.
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(Idiomatic) To laugh hysterically
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A sound made in imitation of laughter.
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(Intransitive) To smile, parting the lips so as to show the teeth.
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(Archaic) A matter for or cause of laughter
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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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To say (something) while sobbing.
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Of a disease, easily transmitted to others.
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) to suddenly start laughing intensely
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A snicker.
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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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(US, informal) To physically damage or ruin
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To crow is to make a loud and shrill cry, or to boast about something.
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To break or separate into pieces.
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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 shed (tears) as an expression of emotion:
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(Uncountable) Joy; merriment; mirth; gaiety; particularly, the mirth enjoyed at a feast.
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To utter or express with a silly, self-conscious, often coy smile:
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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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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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produce laughter
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produce laughter
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A loud, often silly laugh like a bray
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The property of being risible.
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(Informal) A person or thing considered hilariously funny
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An amusing story.
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(Currying) To stretch on a beam, as a hide.
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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 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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A sound suggesting the cry of an owl, especially the sound of a horn.
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The state or quality of being hilarious
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Something forced into or put over the mouth to prevent speaking or crying out.
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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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To make a soft neighing sound characteristic of a horse.
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To talk in a rapid, tremulous manner expressive of agitation, timidity, etc.; chatter
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To work as a scout
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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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A trick
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To cachinnate is to laugh loudly or laugh hard.
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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 94 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for laugh, like: giggle, chuckle, snicker, cackle, guffaw, horse laugh, tee-hee, fit of laughter, snort, belly-laugh and die laughing.