- 1 [countable] the sound you make when you are amused or happy to give a laugh a short/nervous/hearty laugh His first joke got the biggest laugh of the night. see also belly laugh
- 2 a laugh [singular] (informal) an enjoyable and amusing occasion or thing that happens And he didn't realize it was you? What a laugh! Idioms
very amusing; a lot of fun Life hasn't exactly been a barrel of laughs lately.
a barrel of laughs (often ironic)jump to other results
to do something for fun or as a joke I just did it for a laugh, but it got out of hand.
do something for a laugh/for laughsjump to other results
to be successful when you were not expected to be, making your opponents look stupid or silly
have the last laughjump to other results
to find something amusing I was angry at the time but we had a good laugh about it afterward. My family and friends all had a good laugh at my expense.
have a (good) laugh (about something)jump to other results