FUNNY funny: amusing, humorous, comic, comical, laughable; hilarious, hysterical. have a laugh: about sth funny, in a cheerful way, with other people. chuckle at / about: quietly when thinking of sth funny. “Chuckle to yourself.” crack somebody up: to be very funny and to make people laugh a lot.
START burst out laughing: suddenly begin to laugh loudly. dissolve into laughing: start to laugh and not being able to stop esp. when you have been trying not to laugh. Laugh helplessly. cheer: to shout in praise, approval or support.
CRUELLY titter: quietly and unkindly at sth sb has said or done. mock at: make fun of. snigger BrE snicker AmE (at): to laugh in a quiet unpleasant way esp. at sb’s problems or misfortunes. jeer at: to laugh or shout disrespectfully. scoff at: laugh at sb with contempt and derision.
A LOT roar: very loudly. “To roar with laughter.” giggle: quietly and repeatedly because sth is funny, it makes you nervous or it is embarrassing. have / get the giggles: teenagers. nervous, silly, meaningless. laugh your head off: a lot, loudly. fall about: a lot, happily and cheerfully. Because sth unexpected happened. laugh yourself to tears: laugh until tears come out of your eyes. cackle: to laugh loudly and unpleasantly in a high voice, like someone who is mad.
SMILE smile: a facial expression of pleasure, amusement, affection characterized by an upturning of the corners of the mouth. grin: very wide smile, showing your teeth. leer: unpleasant smile, suggesting cruelty. smirk: smile expressing smugness or scorn.