express mirth

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: mirth - produce laughterexpress mirth - produce laughter      
bray - laugh loudly and harshly
bellylaugh - laugh a deep, hearty laugh
howl, roar - laugh unrestrainedly and heartily
snicker, snigger - laugh quietly
giggle, titter - laugh nervously; "The girls giggled when the rock star came into the classroom"
crack up, break up - laugh unrestrainedly
cackle - emit a loud, unpleasant kind of laughing
guffaw, laugh loudly - laugh boisterously
chortle, chuckle, laugh softly - laugh quietly or with restraint
convulse - be overcome with laughter
cachinnate - laugh loudly and in an unrestrained way
express emotion, express feelings - give verbal or other expression to one's feelings
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SCHADENFREUDE is a wonderful German word used to express mirth at somebody else's woes, just as Charlie Chaplin used to giggle when a passerby slipped on a banana peel and fell on his backside.
His "Mockney" accent, overbearing chumminess and habit of rubbing his stomach in an exaggerated way to express mirth netted him a roasting worthy of any cook.