laugh verb

ADV. aloud, loudly, out loud It looked so funny that I almost laughed out loud. | gently, lightly, quietly, softly, silently, under your breath | deeply, heartily, a lot, really, uproariously He laughed heartily at his own joke. | just, merely, simply I thought she would be angry but she just laughed. | almost | briefly, a little, shortly | suddenly | easily, freely She smiles and laughs easily. | openly, outright | helplessly, uncontrollably | cheerfully, delightedly, excitedly, happily | hysterically, nervously | politely | incredulously, in disbelief | angrily, bitterly, cynically, derisively, grimly, harshly, hollowly, humourlessly, mirthlessly, ruefully, scornfully, sourly, wryly He realized how he had been fooled, and laughed bitterly. | together talking and laughing together

VERB + LAUGH have to, want to He looked so funny I just had to laugh. | begin to, start to | try not to I was watching them and trying not to laugh. | make sb He pulled a funny face to make us laugh. | hear sb I heard him suddenly laugh aloud.

PREP. about Tomorrow you'll be able to laugh about this. | at The audience laughed at her jokes. | with talking and laughing with the children Trent almost laughed with relief.

PHRASES burst out laughing, can't/couldn't help/stop laughing She was telling us jokes and we couldn't stop laughing. | fall about laughing It was so funny we just fell about laughing. | find yourself laughing He laughed, and she found herself laughing with him. | stop laughing