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English definition of “laugh at sb/sth”

laugh at sb/sth

phrasal verb with laugh     /lɑːf/ US  /læf/ verb [I]
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.Mocking and taunting B1 to treat someone or something as if they are not important or do not deserve serious attention: If you say that, people will just laugh at you.Mocking and taunting
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