laugh with (something)

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laugh with (something)

To laugh as a result of a particular emotional state or condition. I'm sure the shareholders of the company are all laughing with greedy glee at the news. We were both with happiness to see each other again after so long.
See also: laugh
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laugh with something

to laugh in a particular manner. Everyone was laughing with glee at the antics of the clown. Max laughed with malice as he saw his plan beginning to work.
See also: laugh
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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But observing that she and the others had begun to laugh, he too opened his mouth and laughed with them.
"I don't always want to go, but I'm always glad that I did," said Batavia resident Mary Von Qualen, who has laughed with the circle for years.
As the title of his CD, Gay Comedy Without a Dress, suggests, stand-up comic Jason Stuart knows the difference between being laughed with and laughed at.