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To laugh a lot or start laughing - synonyms or related words

burst out

to suddenly start laughing or crying

crack up

to suddenly laugh a lot at something

dissolve into

if you dissolve into something such as tears or laughter, you begin to cry or laugh in an uncontrolled way

get/have the giggles

to be unable to stop giggling

in hysterics

laughing in an excited and uncontrolled way

in stitches

laughing a lot

in fits

laughing a lot



laughing a lot in a nervous, excited, or silly way

laughing/rolling in the aisles

an audience that is laughing or rolling in the aisles is laughing a lot

lose it

to start laughing or crying and be unable to stop


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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