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.
After making Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Shah moved to television and worked there for seven years - giving such gems as Nukkad, Wagle Ki Duniya and Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi, all of which gave the Indian audience a reason to laugh away their worries with stories of everyday struggles.
The aftermath, though, was something else-something I could not laugh away.
Because the public will just laugh away this defamation campaign.
I have become skilled at not to take life seriously but laugh away oddities as something crankiness and eccentricity if the behaviour of others was not acceptable.
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.