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laugh

 
Noun laugh has 3 senses
  1. laugh, laughter - the sound of laughing
    --1 is a kind of utterance, vocalization
    --1 has particulars:
     cachinnation; cackle; chortle, chuckle; giggle; guffaw, belly laugh; hee-haw, horselaugh, ha-ha, haw-haw; snicker, snort, snigger; titter
    Derived form: verb laugh1
  2. 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
    Derived form: verb laugh1
  3. 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
    Derived form: verb laugh1
Verb laugh has 1 sense
  1. laugh, express joy, express mirth - produce laughter
    --1 is one way to express emotion, express feelings
    Antonyms: cry, weep
    Derived forms: noun laugh3, noun laugh2, noun laugh1, noun laugher1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
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