laugh away

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laugh something away

1. to spend an amount of time laughing. We laughed the hour away listening to the comedian. We laughed away the evening.
2. to get rid of something negative by laughing. Kelly knows how to laugh her problems away, and it cheers up the rest of us too. She laughed away her problems.
See also: away, laugh
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Laugh away the pain They say laughter is the best medicine, so why not put the theory to the test and see if it can cure a broken heart.
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I will laugh away like a maniac, and then Ricky will point out something that didn't quite work which is annoying because you're happily watching it.
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