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Synonyms of laugh in English:


  • 1 Norma started to laugh excitedly
    chuckle, chortle, guffaw, cackle, giggle, titter, twitter, snigger, snicker, yuk, tee-hee, burst out laughing, roar/hoot/howl with laughter, crack up, dissolve into laughter, split one's sides, be (rolling) on the floor, be doubled up, be killing oneself (laughing)
    informal be in stitches, be rolling in the aisles
  • 2 people laughed at his theories
    ridicule, mock, deride, scoff at, jeer at, sneer at, jibe at, make fun of, poke fun at, scorn;
    lampoon, satirize, parody;
    informal send up, pooh-pooh
  • noun

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  • 1 he gave a short laugh
    chuckle, chortle, guffaw, giggle, titter, twitter, tee-hee, snigger, snicker, yuk, roar/hoot/howl of laughter, belly laugh, horse laugh
  • 2 informal he was a laugh
    joker, jokester, wag, wit, clown, jester, prankster, character
    informal card, hoot, scream, riot, gas, barrel of laughs
  • 3 informal I entered the contest for a laugh
    joke, prank, jest, escapade, caper, practical joke
    informal hoot, lark
  • Phrases

    laugh something off
    you have to just laugh off their stupid remarks
    dismiss, make a joke of, make light of, shrug off, brush aside, scoff at
    informal pooh-pooh
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