laugh about (something)

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laugh about (something)

To chuckle or giggle about something; to find something humorous. We were just laughing about something Janet said earlier. I was very stressful at the time, but I just laugh about the whole thing now.
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laugh about someone or something

to chuckle or giggle loudly about someone or something. Please don't laugh about Sue. It's not funny. They were laughing about my haircut.
See also: laugh
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It may seem insensitive to laugh when my mother has aches and pains and the indignities of old age, but when I laugh, she laughs with me, even if she isn't quite sure what's she's laughing about.
Sadly this: research also tells us that by about the age of three, a child will be laughing about 300 times a day.
"Many people feel that laughing about anything dealing with death goes beyond the bounds of good taste.
Another characteristic is enjoying laughing about others and intentionally making them the butt of jokes, for example.
If my brothers and I laughed about something, the frequent response was, "What are you laughing about? You have no reason to laugh so just stop." At camp, I had difficulty understanding that it was all right to take a bite of food, make a comment, laugh at someone's response, and then talk some more.