To laugh away

Related to To laugh away: Locked Away
To drive away by laughter; as, to laugh away regret.
To waste in hilarity.

See also: Laugh, Laugh

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
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.
As we plan to laugh away our day to day worries, it is time to also brace ourselves and be overwhelmed by the intricacies of an Indian classical dance style.
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.
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're unlikely to laugh away the wounds Nick and Meg have inflicted on each other, the disappointments and resentments, petty and otherwise.
Wherever he would go, he could make friends and always guided them to laugh away the worries of life.
"What we will do is basically walk into your office, maybe at lunch time, and for about 30 to 40 minutes get you to laugh away your worries and then walk off," he explains.
It is this ability to laugh away the tears that Steel Magnolias truly celebrates.
Whatever you decide your spirits will be lifted and you will enjoy the company and a chance to laugh away your worries.
So where are the nine lakh tickets -- a number shared by OC secretary- general Lalit Bhanot, the same man who tried to laugh away the insanitary conditioned in the Commonwealth Games Village -- that should have been enough to fill up all the leading venues.