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Noun laugh has 3 senses
- laugh, laughter - the sound of laughing
--1 is a kind of utterance, vocalization
--1 has particulars:
- laugh - a facial expression characteristic of a person laughing; "his face wrinkled in a silent laugh of derision"
--2 is a kind of facial expression, facial gesture
- joke, gag, laugh, jest, jape - a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at hisown jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
--3 is a kind of wit, humor, humour, witticism, wittiness
--3 has parts: punch line, laugh line, gag line, tag line
--3 has particulars:
| ||belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riot; dirty joke, dirty story, blue joke, blue story; ethnic joke; funny story, good story; in-joke; one-liner; shaggy dog story; sick joke; sight gag, visual joke|