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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.
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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