laugh like a drain

laugh like a drain
laugh like a drain Brit. informal laugh raucously.
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  • laugh like a drain — Brit., informal laugh raucously * * * laugh like a ˈdrain f9 idiom (BrE) to laugh very loudly Main entry: ↑laughidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • laugh like a drain Brit. — laugh like a drain Brit. informal laugh raucously. → drain …   English new terms dictionary

  • laugh like a drain — British & Australian to laugh very loudly. I told her what had happened and she laughed like a drain …   New idioms dictionary

  • laugh like a drain —  Laugh heartily …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • laugh like a drain — Meaning To laugh coarsely or loudly. Origin Like water going down a drain …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • laugh like a drain — verb To laugh with a loud, coarse sound …   Wiktionary

  • drain — ► VERB 1) cause the liquid in (something) to run out. 2) (of liquid) run off or out. 3) become dry as liquid runs off. 4) deprive of strength or resources. 5) drink the entire contents of. ► NOUN 1) a channel or pipe carrying off …   English terms dictionary

  • laugh — /laf / (say lahf) verb (i) 1. to express mirth, amusement, derision, etc., by an explosive, inarticulate sound of the voice, facial expressions, etc. 2. to experience the emotion so expressed. 3. to utter a cry or sound resembling the laughing of …  

  • drain — verb 1》 cause the liquid in (something) to run out, leaving it empty or dry.     ↘(of liquid) run off or out.     ↘(of a river) carry off the superfluous water from (an area).     ↘become dry as liquid runs off.     ↘drink the entire contents of …   English new terms dictionary

  • drain — /dreɪn / (say drayn) verb (t) 1. to draw off gradually, as a liquid; remove by degrees, as by filtration. 2. to draw off or take away completely. 3. to withdraw liquid gradually from; make empty or dry by drawing off liquid. 4. to deprive of… …  

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