burst into laughter

burst into laughter
suddenly start laughing, start giggling

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • burst into something — burst into (something) to begin to produce a lot of something. The children burst into tears when they saw their ruined toys. The car burst into flames. The whole situation was so ridiculous, I simply burst into laughter. Related vocabulary:… …   New idioms dictionary

  • burst into — (something) to begin to produce a lot of something. The children burst into tears when they saw their ruined toys. The car burst into flames. The whole situation was so ridiculous, I simply burst into laughter. Related vocabulary: break into… …   New idioms dictionary

  • burst into — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you burst into tears, laughter, or song, you suddenly begin to cry, laugh, or sing. [V P n] She burst into tears and ran from the kitchen. [V P n] ...books that cause adults to burst into helpless laughter. 2) PHRASAL VERB When …   English dictionary

  • burst into — phrasal verb Word forms burst into : present tense I/you/we/they burst into he/she/it bursts into present participle bursting into past tense burst into past participle burst into 1) burst into something [transitive] to suddenly start doing… …   English dictionary

  • burst into — phr verb Burst into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑applause, ↑fit, ↑flame, ↑laughter, ↑peal, ↑room, ↑sob, ↑song, ↑tear …   Collocations dictionary

  • burst out — Synonyms and related words: be in stitches, belch, blow open, blow out, blurt, blurt out, break out, break up, burst forth, burst into laughter, burst out laughing, burst with laughter, bust a gut, cachinnate, cackle, chortle, chuckle, crow,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • burst — burst1 [bə:st US bə:rst] v past tense and past participle burst ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(break open)¦ 2 be bursting with something 3¦(move suddenly)¦ 4 burst open 5 be bursting to do something 6 be bursting 7 burst somebody s bubble 8 burst its banks Phrasal… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • laughter — laugh|ter [ˈla:ftə US ˈlæftər] n [U] [: Old English; Origin: hleahtor] when people laugh, or the sound of people laughing ▪ Foster joined in the laughter. ▪ He looked shocked, then burst into laughter (=started laughing) . roar/scream/shriek with …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • burst — [bʉrst] vi. burst, bursting [ME bresten, bersten < OE berstan & ON bresta, both < IE base * bhres , to burst, break, crack] 1. to come apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure; fly into pieces; break open or out; explode 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • laughter — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ hearty, helpless, hysterical, insane, loud, maniacal (esp. AmE), raucous, uncontrollable, uproarious, wild …   Collocations dictionary

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