part of speech: verb

inflections: laughs, laughing, laughed

definition: to express happiness, amusement, ridicule, or other feelings, by making sounds with the mouth and changing the face to an expression like a smile.

  • The class laughed at the teacher’s jokes.

antonyms: cry


part of speech: noun

definition 1: the act of laughing.

  • My best joke did not get a single laugh.
  • His laugh made us all feel better.

definition 2: the sound of laughing.

  • He recognized her deep laugh.