Know Your Next Word : laugh

1. laugh :

verb & noun :

1. to express mirth, pleasure, derision, or nervousness with an audible, vocal expulsion of air from the lungs that can range from a loud burst of sound to a series of quiet chuckles and is usually accompanied by characteristic facial and bodily movements

2. to produce a sound resembling human laughter

3. to utter with laughter

usage :

1. He laughed his consent.

2. After all the advance publicity, the prizefight turned out to be a laugh.

3. They stopped laughing at the unusual theory when it was found to be predictive.

4. We can learn to laugh a little at even our most serious foibles.

5. He had received threats but laughed them off as the work of a crank.

6. a daredevil who laughed at danger

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