HyperDic: laugh_off

English > 1 sense of the expression laugh off:
VERBcommunicationlaugh off, laugh awaydeal with a problem by laughing or pretending to be amused by it
English > laugh off: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningDeal with a problem by laughing or pretending to be amused by it.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymlaugh away
Broaderdismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignorebar from attention or consideration
See alsolaughproduce laughter
Spanishburlarse, cachondearse, reírse, tomarse a risa
Catalanburlar-se, prendre a broma, riure's

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