laugh away


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laugh away

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to dismiss or dispel (something unpleasant) by laughter
2. to make (time) pass pleasantly by jesting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.laugh away - deal with a problem by laughing or pretending to be amused by it; "She laughs away all these problems"
brush aside, brush off, discount, dismiss, disregard, ignore, push aside - bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances"
Translations

w>laugh away

vt sepmit Humor tragen, sich lachend hinwegsetzen über (+acc); my father laughed away my fearsmein Vater nahm mir mit einem Lachen die Angst
vi he sat there laughing awayer saß da und lachte und lachte
References in classic literature ?
You laugh; laugh away, gentlemen, but only answer me: have man's advantages been reckoned up with perfect certainty?
Bulan was about to laugh away any such fears when the gravity and importance of the possibility impressed him quite as fully as it had Virginia.
That will go a great way toward filling out the belt, so laugh away, Morgiana, and I'll go back to my work, or I never shall be done.
Viewers will get to experience the excitement Kenia and Manuela felt when they saw giant sea turtles while kayaking and laugh away with Larry's hula dance moves.
We just laugh away those who accuse us of being a spy [organization] secretly working for Israel.
He called her a wonderful woman but he felt that she has the tendency to laugh away everything.
Jo, star of Life 's Too Short and The Job Lot, is joined by regular host Maureen Younger and other comediennes to laugh away your mid-week blues.
We do a few things differently - we laugh away stress and provide comedy education.
We're unlikely to laugh away the wounds Nick and Meg have inflicted on each other, the disappointments and resentments, petty and otherwise.
The much–loved, cool Glasgow bar is building a name on the comedy circuit so laugh away the early January blues.
We just laughed so much and it's wonderful to have that sort of interaction with an actor, because if you're doing something that's very responsible and serious, the more you kind of laugh away from it, the more concentration you can apply to it," she explains.
I reckon our parting - yes, Juliet was right, parting is indeed such sweet sorrow - started her on her wild and wilful ways, her partying, her many affairs, so I will not laugh away Mr Brown's claim because, if true, it will be just another in a long list of royal cover-ups.