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English definition of “laugh at sb/sth”

laugh at sb/sth

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with laugh   /lɑːf/ us    /læf/
B1 to show that you think someone or something is stupid: I can't go into work looking like this - everyone will laugh at me. B1 to treat someone or something as if he, she, or it is not important or does not deserve serious attention: If you say that, people will just laugh at you.
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