Definitions and translations for "laugh"

Definition of laugh

Pronunciation
Noun
1. An expression of mirth particular to the human species; the sound heard in laughing; laughter.
2. Something that provokes mirth or scorn.
3. A fun person.
Verb
4. 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.
5. To be or appear cheerful, pleasant, mirthful, lively, or brilliant; to sparkle; to sport.
6. To make an object of laughter or ridicule; to make fun of; to deride; to mock.
7. To affect or influence by means of laughter or ridicule.
8. To express by, or utter with, laughter.
© Wordnet 3.1 & Wiktionary - Combined dictionary for best results.

English - English - laugh

Pronunciation
n. act of laughing; sound which expresses amusement (or scorn, etc.); something which amuses or causes laughter
v. make a sound which expresses amusement (or scorn, etc.); ridicule, make fun of

English - Spanish - laugh

Pronunciation
s. risa, risotada
v. reír, reírse, soltar una carcajada

English - French - laugh

Pronunciation
n. rire, sourire; amusement; moquerie
v. rire, sourire; s'amuser; se moquer de; ridiculiser

English - German - laugh

Pronunciation
n. Lachen; Gelächter
v. lachen; lächeln; scherzen; auslachen

English - Indonesian - laugh

Pronunciation
n. tawa, tertawa, tertawaan, gelak
v. tertawa, menertawakan, mengetawai, membicarakan dgn tertawa

English - Italian - laugh

Pronunciation
s. risata, riso, ridere; divertimento, spasso
v. ridere, fare una risata; (fig) essere ridente

English - Polish - laugh

Pronunciation
n. śmiech
v. śmiać się, pośmiać się, wyśmiać, roześmiać się, wyśmiewać

English - Portuguese - laugh

Pronunciation
s. riso, risada, gargalhada; zombaria
v. rir, sorrir; escarnecer, ridicularizar, zombar; rir de

English - Romanian - laugh

Pronunciation
n. râs
v. râde, ridiculiza, spune râzând

English - Russian - laugh

Pronunciation
с. смех, хохот, шутка, смешной случай
г. смеяться, рассмеяться, хохотать, высмеять, подсмеиваться, насмеяться, со смехом произнести, со смехом сказать

English - Turkish - laugh

Pronunciation
f. gülmek, sevinmek, gülerek neden olmak
i. gülme, gülüş, kahkaha, saçma, komik

English - Ukrainian - laugh

Pronunciation
n. сміх, регіт
v. сміятися, розсміятися, висміювати

English - Dutch - laugh

Pronunciation
zn. lach; glimlach; vermaak; uitlachen
ww. lachen; met lachen uitdrukken; glimlachen; grappenmaken; uitlachen; toelachen

English - Greek - laugh

Pronunciation
ουσ. γέλιο
ρήμ. γελώ

English - Arabic - laugh

Pronunciation
‏ضحك‏
‏ضحك، مزح، سخر، هزأ من‏

English - Chinese - laugh

Pronunciation
(名) 笑; 笑声
(动) 笑; 嘲笑; 以笑表示

English - Chinese - laugh

Pronunciation
(名) 笑; 笑聲
(動) 笑; 嘲笑; 以笑表示

English - Hindi - laugh

Pronunciation
n. हंसी, मुसकुराहट
v. हंसना, बिहंसना, हंसी उड़ाना

English - Japanese - laugh

Pronunciation
(動) 笑う; あざ笑う; 笑って示す; 笑わせる
(名) 笑い; おかしなこと; 笑い話; 冗談

English - Korean - laugh

Pronunciation
명. 웃음; 기쁨 또는 비웃음의 표현 소리; 웃음거리
동. 소리를 내어 웃다, 비웃다; 조롱하다

English - Vietnamese - laugh

Pronunciation
n. tiếng cười, bật cười
v. cười, cười rộ lên
Share this page
Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for laugh
1. chortle: roar, snigger, cackle, giggle, hee-haw
2. chuckle: grin, laughter, smile
Verb forms for laugh
Present participle: laughing
Present: laugh (3.person: laughs)
Past: laughed
Future: will laugh
Present conditional: would laugh
Present Perfect: have laughed (3.person: has laughed)
Past Perfect: had laughed
Future Perfect: will have laughed
Past conditional: would have laughed