Definition To laugh

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Definition

to laugh: to express amusement or happiness audibly
verb
The movie was so funny, Harry couldn't stop laughing.

to laugh at (someone): to mock, to make fun of, to ridicule (a person)
verb
My friends laughed at me when I got the answer wrong in class.

the laughter, the laugh: the act or sound of laughing
noun
The sound of the children's laughter was pleasant.

Pronunciation examples
UK: The movie about the clown made Horatio laugh and cry.
US: The sound of children's laughter echoed in my ears.

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