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Definition of Laugh


  1. To show mirth, satisfaction, or derision, by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face, particularly of the mouth, causing a lighting up of the face and eyes, and usually accompanied by the emission of explosive or chuckling sounds from the chest and throat; to indulge in laughter.
  2. Fig.: To be or appear gay, cheerful, pleasant, mirthful, lively, or brilliant; to sparkle; to sport.
  3. To affect or influence by means of laughter or ridicule.
  4. To express by, or utter with, laughter; -- with out.
  5. An expression of mirth peculiar to the human species; the sound heard in laughing; laughter. See Laugh, v. i.

Laugh Quotations

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.
Dr. Seuss

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
Anthony Burgess

If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?
William Shakespeare

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
Mahatma Gandhi

I love a man with a great sense of humor and who is intelligent - a man who has a great smile. He has to make me laugh. I like a man who is very ambitious and driven and who has a good heart and makes me feel safe. I like a man who is very strong and independent and confident - that is very sexy - but at the same time, he's very kind to people.
Nicole Scherzinger
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Laugh Translations

laugh in Afrikaans is lag
laugh in Danish is le
laugh in Dutch is lachen
laugh in Finnish is nauraa
laugh in French is riez, rire, riions, rient
laugh in German is lache, lachen, lachen
laugh in Italian is ridere
laugh in Latin is rideo risi risum
laugh in Norwegian is latter, le
laugh in Portuguese is riso, rir
laugh in Swedish is skratt, skratta
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