There are 2 translations of laugh in Spanish:

laugh1

Pronunciation: /læf; lɑːf/

n

  • 1.1 (act, sound) risa (f); (loud) carcajada (f), risotada (f) I recognized his laugh reconocí su risa she gave a nervous laugh se rió nerviosamente, soltó una risa nerviosa she has a horrible laugh tiene una manera horrible de reírse don't worry, she said with a little laugh —no te preocupes —dijo con una risita to have a laugh (about/at sth) reírse* (de algo) I could do with a good laugh [colloquial/familiar] no me vendría mal reírme un rato give us a laugh [colloquial/familiar] haznos reír the book is full of laughs el libro es muy divertido, te ríes muchísimo con el libro to raise a laugh hacer* reír those meetings are a laugh a minute [iro] esas reuniones son divertidísimas [irónico/ironical] the laugh is on me/you/him me/te/le salió el tiro por la culata to have the last laugh I'll have the last laugh, you'll see ya verás tú, quien ríe (el) último ríe mejor (, y esa voy a ser yo)
    More example sentences
    • It was a real laugh, a ha-ha laugh, unlike the fit of hysterics he'd had earlier.
    • But his plan became clear as she started bursting out with guffaws and laughs and giggles when he tickled her.
    • He let out a loud, hearty laugh.
    1.2 (joke, fun) [colloquial/familiar] it will be a laugh será divertido, va a ser un plato (AmL) [familiar/colloquial], va a ser un relajo (Méx) she's a good laugh es muy divertida to do/say sth for a laugh hacer*/decir* algo por divertirse, hacer*/decir* algo de cachondeo (Esp) or (Méx) de puro relajo [familiar/colloquial] she told you she was too busy? that's a laugh! ¿te dijo que tenía mucho que hacer? ¡no me hagas reír!
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    • The head doorman is a bit of joker and you can have a laugh with him but it's not advisable to upset him too much.
    • He loved to have a laugh, a bit of fun and to have a drink.
    • After dinner, people swap stories, play music, have a laugh.

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There are 2 translations of laugh in Spanish:

laugh2

vi

  • reír(se)* I couldn't stop laughing no podía parar de reír(me) she laughed out loud/to herself se rió a carcajadas/para sus adentros to burst out laughing soltar* una carcajada, echarse a reír, largar* la risa (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] I laughed till I cried lloré de la risa, se me saltaron las lágrimas de tanto reírme I nearly died laughing casi me muero de (la) risa to make sb laugh hacer* reír a algn don't make me laugh! ¡no me hagas reír! you have to laugh (or else you'd cry) lo mejor es tomárselo a risa, porque si no … it's all very well for you to laugh (tú) ríete si quieres to laugh about sth reírse* de algo there's nothing to laugh about no sé de qué te ríes, no tiene ninguna gracia to laugh at sb/sth reírse* de algn/algo don't laugh at me no te rías de mí once you've got a work permit, you're laughing (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] una vez que tengas el permiso de trabajo, el resto es coser y cantar [familiar/colloquial], una vez que tengas el permiso de trabajo, estás del or al otro lado [familiar/colloquial] to laugh on the other side of one's face o (AmE also) out of the other side of one's mouth [colloquial/familiar] she'll be laughing on the other side of her face when he finds out se le van a quitar las ganas de reírse cuando él se entere he who laughs last laughs best o (BrE) longest quien ríe or el que ríe (el) último, ríe mejor
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    • I told her she had already sent one and she laughed and said her memory was going.
    • Your excitement was infectious as you laughed and gasped as we were whirled and twisted.
    • We laughed, we flirted and we agreed to continue having the great talks we have together.

vt

  • they were laughed off the stage se rieron tanto de ellos, que tuvieron que salir del escenario to laugh oneself sick o silly [colloquial/familiar] reírse* a más no poder or hasta decir basta [familiar/colloquial], desternillarse or morirse* de (la) risa [familiar/colloquial] you don't say!, he laughed —¡no me digas! —dijo riendo
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    • Apologize in a lighthearted way, and laugh it off by turning it into a joke.
    • Avoiding, dismissing or laughing them off on a consistent basis means that many important issues go unresolved.
    • She tried to laugh it off dismissively, but her words seemed to pique his interest.

Phrasal verbs

laugh off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
tomar a broma, reírse* de

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.