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laugh 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/laf/,
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laughed, past participle; laughing, present participle; laughed, past tense; laughs, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Make the spontaneous sounds and movements of the face and body that are the instinctive expressions of lively amusement and sometimes also of contempt or derision
    • - she couldn't help laughing at his jokes
    • - he laughed out loud
    • - she laughed, “Not a chance.”
  2. Ridicule; scorn

  3. Dismiss something embarrassing, unfortunate, or potentially serious by treating it in a lighthearted way or making a joke of it

  4. Be in a fortunate or successful position
    • - if next year's model is as successful, Ford will be laughing
Noun
  1. An act of laughing
    • - she gave a loud, silly laugh
  2. A thing that causes laughter or derision
    • - that's a laugh, the idea of you cooking a meal!
  3. A person who is good fun or amusing company
    • - I like Peter—he's a good laugh
  4. A source of fun or amusement
    • - she decided to play along with him for a laugh
    • - he knew his performance was good for a laugh

  1. the sound of laughing
  2. produce laughter
  3. a facial expression characteristic of a person laughing; "his face wrinkled in a silent laugh of derision"
  4. joke: a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
  5. laughing(a): showing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness; "laughing children"
  6. Laugh is the sixth studio album by Keller Williams, released in 2002.
  7. Laughter is an audible expression of happiness, or an inward feeling of joy. It may ensue from jokes, tickling or other stimuli. It is in most cases a very pleasant sensation.
  8. (Laughing (character)) E.U. or Emergency Unit (Traditional Chinese) is a TVB modern action series broadcast from February to March 2009.
  9. (Laughter (album)) Laughter is an album by Ian Dury & The Blockheads; released in 1980, it was the last studio album Dury made for Stiff Records. It was also the last studio album he made with The Blockheads, until 1998's Mr. Love Pants, though a live album Warts 'n' Audience was produced in 1991.
  10. (Laughter (Bergson)) Laughter is the title of a collection of three essays written by French philosopher Henri Bergson, first published in 1900. It was written in French, the original title is Le Rire. Essai sur la signification du comique ("Laughter, an essay on the meaning of the comic").
  11. (Laughter (film)) Laughter is a 1930 film directed by Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast and starring Fredric March, Nancy Carroll and Frank Morgan.
  12. An expression of mirth particular to the human species; the sound heard in laughing; laughter; Something that provokes mirth or scorn; A fun person; To show mirth, satisfaction, or derision, by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face, particularly of the mouth, causing a lighting up of ...
  13. (Laughing) To dream that you laugh and feel cheerful, means success in your undertakings, and bright companions socially. Laughing immoderately at some weird object, denotes disappointment and lack of harmony in your surroundings. ...
  14. (Laughing) a favourite past time of 4/3ians, esp. during lessons. 4/3ians also specialise in faking it.
  15. (Laughing) is caused by a series of short expiratory blasts which provoke a clear sound from the vocal chords kept tense for the purpose, and at the same time other inarticulate but very characteristic sounds from the vibrating structures of the larynx and pharynx. ...
  16. (laughing) in an extremely satisfactory, fortunate or advantageous position: e.g. If I win lotto at the weekend, I'll be laughing!
  17. (LAUGHTER) There is nothing quite as delightful as having a parrot laugh at your jokes and parrots who learn to laugh love to fit into a fun conversation with laughter. There is no doubt in my mind that when a parrot laughs, he or she is happy, just as when we laugh we are happy. ...
  18. (LAUGHTER) Release of tension; a reaction to something you do not want to accept, making a difficult situation or realization bearable / Feeling ridiculed or judged; embarrassing yourself or others; taking things too lightly; wanting to be more spontaneous
  19. (Laughter) (1) the hickup of the fool. (2) maliciousness with a good conscience.
  20. (Laughter) A sign to relax and let go. A man laughing indicates new knowledge and skills that will be gained through a new project. A woman laughing my symbolic your unsocial nature. Children laughing indicates good health and may mean good news is coming from a long way away,
  21. (Laughter) Defined by Henri Bergson as our sense of 'somethinh mechanical encrusted in the living' (84). See also Jokes.
  22. (Laughter) Feels so good. Go ahead, click the link. You've got to watch it.
  23. (Laughter) Some researchers pin laughs as a modification of the fear response or as a warning that danger was near.  By that same theory, we laugh because our brains are scared or frightened which is why we don’t laugh when we hear a joke for the second time and have predicted its outcome. ...
  24. (Laughter) The best medicine, after chicken soup. - Joseph Leff
  25. (Laughter) Where Do We Go From Heaven/Into The Heart Of Love