Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “laugh, shout, scream, etc. your head off”

laugh, shout, scream, etc. your head off

informal
C2 to laugh, shout, scream, etc. very noisily and for a long time: There I was lying face down on the pavement and you two were laughing your heads off!Sounds made by humans with their mouths
(Definition of laugh, shout, scream, etc. your head off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

stampede

When animals or people stampede, they all move quickly in the same direction, often because they are frightened.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More