Translation of "laugh" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /lɑːf/ us /læf/

A2 to smile and make sounds with your voice because something is funny

You never laugh at my jokes.
She really makes me laugh.
noun uk /lɑːf/ us /læf/

B1 the action of smiling and making sounds with your voice because something is funny

He gave a nervous laugh.
At the time I was embarrassed, but I had a good laugh (= laughed a lot) about it later.
for a laugh informal

If you do something for a laugh, you do it because it will be funny.

por diversión
Just for a laugh, I pretended that I’d forgotten his birthday.

(Translation of “laugh” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /laːf/

to make sounds with the voice in showing happiness, amusement, scorn etc

We laughed at the funny photographs
Children were laughing in the garden as they played.
laughable adjective

ridiculous or deserving scorn

rídiculo, irrisible
Her attempts at drawing were laughable.

amusing; comical.

cómico, divertido
laughably adverb

ridículamete, irrisoriamente
The safety checks were laughably superficial.
laughingly adverb

as a joke

con risas
She suggested laughingly that he should try it himself.
laughter noun

the act or sound of laughing

risa, carcajada
We could hear laughter / the sound of laughter from the next room.
laughing stock noun

someone who is laughed at

If I wear that silly hat, I’ll be a laughing stock.
laugh at phrasal verb

to make it obvious that one regards something or someone as humorous, ridiculous, or deserving scorn

reírse de, mofarse de
Everyone will laugh at me if I wear that dress!
The others laughed at his fears.

(Translation of “laugh” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)