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To laugh - thesaurus

Synonyms

laugh

verb

to make the noise with your voice that shows you think something is funny

giggle

verb

to laugh in a nervous, excited, or silly way that is difficult to control

roar

verb

informal to laugh very loudly

chuckle

verb

to laugh quietly, especially in a private or secret way

snicker

verb

American to laugh quietly at someone you do not respect or at something embarrassing that happens to someone

howl

verb

to laugh very loudly

snigger

verb

British to snicker

scoff

verb

to laugh or say things to show that you think someone or something is stupid or deserves no respect

hoot

verb

to make a short loud sound when you laugh or criticize something

force a smile/laugh

to smile or laugh when you do not really feel like it

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bray

verb

to talk or laugh in a loud annoying way

cackle

verb

to laugh in a loud, unpleasant, and sometimes unkind way

chortle

verb

literary to laugh because you are enjoying something

guffaw

verb

to laugh very loudly

peal

verb

literary to laugh or speak loudly and happily

titter

verb

to laugh quietly, especially because you are nervous or embarrassed

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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