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laughs

verb
present tense third-person singular of laugh

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to show mirth with an explosive vocal sound
  • everyone laughed when the clown dramatically slipped and fell

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2 to express scornful amusement by means of facial contortions
  • you're going to try out for the football team? Don't make me laugh!

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laughs

noun
plural of laugh

Synonyms & Antonyms of laughs (Entry 2 of 2)

1 an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement
  • the child's frown turned into a laugh when he saw the clown

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2 someone or something that is very funny
  • that new sitcom is a laugh

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3 something said or done to cause laughter
  • the film comedy had a good laugh in just about every scene

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“Laughs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/laughs. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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