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1. laugh

verb. ['ˈlæf'] produce laughter.

Synonyms

  • guffaw
  • laugh loudly
  • chortle
  • snicker
  • convulse
  • chuckle
  • laugh softly
  • titter
  • express emotion
  • bellylaugh
  • express mirth
  • roar
  • crack up
  • snigger
  • giggle
  • break up
  • express feelings
  • bray
  • cackle
  • howl
  • cachinnate

Antonyms

  • begin
  • assemble
  • integrate
  • exhale

Etymology

  • laughen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlehhan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Laugh

  • unitaf
  • sielaff
  • carafe
  • behalf
  • staph
  • staff
  • skaff
  • scaff
  • graph
  • graff
  • graf
  • graeff
  • graefe
  • graef
  • giraffe
  • fraph
  • braff
  • assaf
  • yaffe
  • taffe
  • taff
  • shaff
  • schaff
  • raff
  • raf
  • pfaff
  • paff
  • naff
  • laff
  • half

How to spell laugh? Is it laegh? Or lgh? Common misspellings are:

  • laegh
  • lgh

Example sentences of the word laugh


1. Verb, base form
He may not be able to walk, but he is still able to laugh.

2. Noun, singular or mass
It's fine to try to make people smile or laugh.

3. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
All the while, the spectators laugh.

Quotes containing the word laugh


1. If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.
- Oliver Goldsmith

3. Laughter is involuntary. If it's funny you laugh.
- Tom Lehrer

2. laugh

noun. ['ˈlæf'] the sound of laughing.

Synonyms

  • vocalization
  • utterance
  • chortle
  • snicker
  • chuckle
  • titter
  • snort
  • horselaugh
  • belly laugh
  • laughter
  • ha-ha
  • haw-haw
  • cachinnation
  • snigger
  • hee-haw
  • giggle
  • cackle

Antonyms

  • be well
  • untie
  • order
  • unify

Etymology

  • laughen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlehhan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. laugh

noun. ['ˈlæf'] a facial expression characteristic of a person laughing.

Synonyms

  • facial gesture

Antonyms

  • unquestionable
  • well

Etymology

  • laughen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlehhan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. laugh

noun. ['ˈlæf'] a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter.

Synonyms

  • wittiness
  • ethnic joke
  • good story
  • in-joke
  • sight gag
  • visual joke
  • laugh line
  • sidesplitter
  • funny story
  • howler
  • gag line
  • wit
  • belly laugh
  • scream
  • funny remark
  • funny
  • humor
  • tag line
  • thigh-slapper
  • shaggy dog story
  • joke
  • witticism
  • jape
  • sick joke
  • gag
  • dirty joke
  • jest
  • blue story
  • one-liner
  • punch line
  • wow
  • dirty story
  • blue joke
  • riot

Antonyms

  • ill humor
  • stupidity
  • whisper
  • familiar

Etymology

  • laughen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlehhan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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