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laugh

 
 
pronunciation:
laef
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: laughs, laughing, laughed
definition: to express happiness, amusement, ridicule, or other feelings, by making sounds with the mouth and changing the face to an expression like a smile.
The class laughed at the teacher's jokes.
 
antonyms:
cry
similar words:
cackle, chuckle, giggle, howl, snicker
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of laughing.
My best joke did not get a single laugh.His laugh made us all feel better.
similar words:
cackle, chuckle, giggle, howl, snicker
definition 2: the sound of laughing.
He recognized her deep laugh.
similar words:
giggle, snicker
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