Synonyms and Antonyms of LAUGH

an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement <the child's frown turned into a laugh when he saw the clown>
Related Words crow, whoop; grin, simper, smile, smirk
Near Antonyms cry, groan, moan, sob, wail; face, frown, grimace, lower (also lour), mouth, pout, scowl
someone or something that is very funny <that new sitcom is a laugh>
Near Antonyms bummer, downer
something said or done to cause laughter <the film comedy had a good laugh in just about every scene>
Synonyms boff (or boffo), boffola, crack, drollery, funny, gag, giggle [chiefly British], jape, jest, josh, laugh, nifty, one-liner, pleasantry, quip, rib, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism, yuk (or yuck also yak or yock) [slang]
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