Treat lightly, scoff at. For example, He said the other children all laughed at his jacket, or They stopped laughing at his theory when it proved to be correct. [Late 1300s]
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I watch every episode alone on my couch and I just sit there and laugh, and laugh.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Hopefully, she got as much of a laugh out of it as the rest of the world has.Slow Motion Tiger Jump, a Tornado at the Rose Bowl and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We love to laugh at Kim and Company because it distracts our souls from the horrific reality of their hermetic regime.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ramone, who turned to religion while trying to kick drugs, would probably approve (and laugh a little, too).‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First we laugh, then we begin to wonder why the man was so distracted that he didn't notice he'd taken the doorknob with him.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He burst into a loud laugh, clapped his hands, and danced before the delighted babe.
Miss Christabel blushed furiously and emitted a sound half between a laugh and a scream.
Soon after they parted, with a sarcastic laugh from the Spaniard, and Ma'amselle mingled with the crowd.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
"I verily believe they're gone to look at my button," cried Davy, beginning to laugh, in spite of his fears.
This was somewhat tiresome; and, after a rather feeble attempt at a third laugh, Davy said, "I don't feel like it any more."