laugh

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laugh is part of the Basic English 850.
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laugh is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
laugh

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
laugh

Third-person singular
laughs

Past tense
laughed

Past participle
laughed

Present participle
laughing

  1. Someone laughs when they make a sound with their mouth because they think something is funny. It can sound like "ha ha", "ho ho", "hee hee", etc.
    That was a really good joke. I've never laughed so hard!

Noun[change]

Singular
laugh

Plural
laughs

  1. The sound of someone laughing, or the action of laughing.
    We had lots of good laughs at the party.
    I heard a laugh in the other room and went to see what they were laughing at.