Laugh in a sentence

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Definition of Laugh

  • To show mirth, satisfaction, or derision, by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face, particularly of the mouth, causing a lighting up of the face and eyes, and usually accompanied by the emission of explosive or chuckling sounds from the chest and throat; to indulge in laughter.
  • Fig.: To be or appear gay, cheerful, pleasant, mirthful, lively, or brilliant; to sparkle; to sport.
  • To affect or influence by means of laughter or ridicule.
  • To express by, or utter with, laughter; -- with out.
  • An expression of mirth peculiar to the human species; the sound heard in laughing; laughter. See Laugh v. i.
  • a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter
  • a facial expression characteristic of a person laughing
  • the sound of laughing
  • produce laughter

How to use laugh in a sentence. Laugh pronunciation.

It made Achmet Pasha sit up aghast, and Nahoum Pasha, the astute Armenian, for a long time past the confidant and favourite of the Prince Pasha, laugh in his throat; for, if there was a man in Egypt who enjoyed the thrust of a word or the bite of a phrase, it was Nahoum.
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Egypt would laugh at that.
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Suddenly she gave a low, hysterical laugh.
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Mumford broke into a laugh.
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Emmeline could not restrain a laugh, and her visitor joined in it with a heartiness which spoke in his favour.
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She did so, on the nearest chair, with a little laugh at her strange feebleness.
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Furthermore, although a melancholy man, he is the only Russian humorist who has made the world laugh out loud.
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She said something in Italian which made everybody laugh very much . . .
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His last words were the old saying, "And I shall laugh with a bitter laugh.
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Gogol declared that he did not write a single line of these early chapters without thinking how Pushkin would judge it, at what he would laugh, at what he would applaud.
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Thus, we are often bored by persons that Balzac intended to be tremendously interesting; and we often laugh at persons that Dickens intended to draw our tears.
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His utter harmlessness and incapacity to hurt occasion scenes of extraordinary humour, scenes that make the reader suddenly laugh out loud, and love him all the more ardently.
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But our unspeakable regret at the loss to the world in both instances, when its greatest living author devotes himself to things done much better by men destitute of talent, makes us heartily sympathise with the attitude of the Countess, who hardly knew whether to laugh or to cry.
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His terrible picture of war, "The Red Laugh," has been translated into German, French, and English, two of his dramas, "Anathema" and "To the Stars," have been published in America, and other of his short stories are known everywhere in Germany.
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One cannot read Andreev's "Red Laugh" to-day without thinking of it.
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Andreev's "Red Laugh" ought to be read in America as a contrast to our numerous war stories, where war is pictured as a delightful and exciting tournament.
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In Andreev there is no graceful gesture, no French pose, no "smiling joy"; but there is the nerve-shattering red laugh.
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Suddenly a stream of blood bursts from the young man's body, and his deadly pale face turns into something unspeakable, a toothless laugh-the red laugh.
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No more terrible protest against war has ever been written than Andreev's "Red Laugh.
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A favourite device of the officer is to jam the trumpet against the trumpeter's mouth, when he is trying to obey orders by sounding the call; then they laugh at him derisively as he spits out blood and broken teeth.
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Examples of Laugh

Example #1
Christian though he was, he was, nevertheless, Oriental to his farthermost corner, and had the culture of a French savant.
Example #2
There was nothing in them which could be challenged, could be construed into active criticism of men or things; and yet much he said was horrifying.
Example #3
Is it the time, while yet the singers are beneath the windows, to assail the bride?
Example #4
What proof have I, save the testimony of mine own eyes?
Example #5
I know I'm ignorant and selfish and feeble-minded, but I can see farther than you think.
Example #6
We might never have met again.