[lou-uh n-burg] /ˈlaʊ ənˌbɜrg/
a region in Schleswig-Holstein, in NW Germany: duchy under German rulers 1260–1689; later part of Prussia.
[laf, lahf] /læf, lɑf/ verb (used without object) 1. to express mirth, pleasure, derision, or nervousness with an audible, vocal expulsion of air from the lungs that can range from a loud burst of sound to a series of quiet chuckles and is usually accompanied by characteristic facial and bodily movements. 2. to experience the […]
- Laugh all the way to the bank
verb phrase To be amused and gratified by a victory where a defeat was predicted: The film, with horrible reviews, grossed more than $30 million. Disney laughed all the way to the bank (1970s+) Also, cried all the way to the bank. Exult in a financial gain from something that had either been derided or […]
- Laugh and the world laughs with you
Keep your sense of humor and people will sympathize with you, as in She’s always cheerful and has dozens of friends; laugh and the world laughs with you. This expression actually is part of an ancient Latin saying that concludes, weep and the world weeps with you. The current version, with the ending weep and […]
[laf-er, lah-fer] /ˈlæf ər, ˈlɑ fər/ noun 1. a person who . 2. Informal. a contest or competition in which one person or team easily overwhelms another; easy victory. noun A laughing matter, esp a game in which one team scores an annihilating victory: The two games he mentioned were laughers, Oklahoma 41–7 over North […]