Synonyms of laugh in English:
1 he started to laugh excitedly
chuckle, chortle, guffaw, giggle, titter, snigger, snicker, cackle, howl, roar, tee-hee, burst out laughing, roar/hoot with laughter, shake with laughter, be convulsed with laughter, dissolve into laughter, split one's sides, hold one's sides, be doubled up
2 people laughed at Henry and his theories
ridicule, mock, deride, scoff at, jeer at, sneer at, jibe at, make fun of, poke fun at, make jokes about, heap scorn on, scorn, pooh-pooh;
informal send up, take the mickey out of
Australian/New Zealand informal poke mullock at
British vulgar slang take the piss out of
dated make sport of
- laugh something off
- she laughed off criticism with good humour[Antonyms] take something to heartdismiss, make a joke of, make light of, refuse to acknowledge, overlook, turn a blind eye to, discount, ignore, disregard, shrug off, brush aside, scoff at, pooh-pooh, take no notice of, pay no attention to, play down, never mindinformal cock a snook at
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