good for a laugh


: amusing or funny
I thought her report was good for a laugh, but it didn't have much helpful information.
: able to make people laugh because one is funny
She's always good for a laugh.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Feldstein’s Fanny is usually good for a laugh, but more in the vein of a funny sidekick. Charles Mcnultytheater Critic, Los Angeles Times, 24 Apr. 2022 Swinney is still good for a laugh, so at least that hasn’t changed. Joseph Goodman |, al, 16 Dec. 2021 The game is entirely free and mostly just good for a laugh. Erik Kain, Forbes, 3 Nov. 2021 The lisped teef was always good for a laugh. Daniyal Mueenuddin, The New Yorker, 31 Aug. 2021 Either there’s truth in poetry, as it’s said, or Jackie Mason’s old jokes are always good for a laugh. Marlene Klotz,, 26 Feb. 2021 That one is always good for a laugh. Star Tribune, 25 Jan. 2021 This punny wine glass design is good for a laugh and your favorite drink. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Oct. 2020 See More

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“Good for a laugh.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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