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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To laugh in the sleeve (0.01099 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: To laugh in the sleeve Sleeve \Sleeve\, n. [OE. sleeve, sleve, AS. sl?fe, sl?fe; akin to sl?fan to put on, to clothe; cf. OD. sloove the turning up of anything, sloven to turn up one's sleeves, sleve a sleeve, G. schlaube a husk, pod.] 1. The part of a garment which covers the arm; as, the sleeve of a coat or a gown. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. A narrow channel of water. [R.] [1913 Webster] The Celtic Sea, called oftentimes the Sleeve. --Drayton. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mach.) (a) A tubular part made to cover, sustain, or steady another part, or to form a connection between two parts. (b) A long bushing or thimble, as in the nave of a wheel. (c) A short piece of pipe used for covering a joint, or forming a joint between the ends of two other pipes. [1913 Webster] 4. (Elec.) A double tube of copper, in section like the figure 8, into which the ends of bare wires are pushed so that when the tube is twisted an electrical connection is made. The joint thus made is called a McIntire joint. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Sleeve button, a detachable button to fasten the wristband or cuff. Sleeve links, two bars or buttons linked together, and used to fasten a cuff or wristband. To laugh in the sleeve or To laugh up one's sleeve to laugh privately or unperceived, especially while apparently preserving a grave or serious demeanor toward the person or persons laughed at; that is, perhaps, originally, by hiding the face in the wide sleeves of former times. To pinon the sleeve of, or To hang on the sleeve of, to be, or make, dependent upon. [1913 Webster] Laugh \Laugh\ (l[aum]f), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Laughed (l[aum]ft); p. pr. & vb. n. Laughing.] [OE. laughen, laghen, lauhen, AS. hlehhan, hlihhan, hlyhhan, hliehhan; akin to OS. hlahan, D. & G. lachen, OHG. hlahhan, lahhan, lahh[=e]n, Icel. hl[ae]ja,W Dan. lee, Sw. le, Goth. hlahjan; perh. of imitative origin.] 1. To show mirth, satisfaction, or derision, by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face, particularly of the mouth, causing a lighting up of the face and eyes, and usually accompanied by the emission of explosive or chuckling sounds from the chest and throat; to indulge in laughter. [1913 Webster] Queen Hecuba laughed that her eyes ran o'er. --Shak. [1913 Webster] He laugheth that winneth. --Heywood's Prov. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To be or appear gay, cheerful, pleasant, mirthful, lively, or brilliant; to sparkle; to sport. [1913 Webster] Then laughs the childish year, with flowerets crowned. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] In Folly's cup still laughs the bubble Joy. --Pope. [1913 Webster] To laugh at, to make an object of laughter or ridicule; to make fun of; to deride. [1913 Webster] No wit to flatter left of all his store, No fool to laugh at, which he valued more. --Pope. To laugh in the sleeve, To laugh up one's sleeve, to laugh secretly, or so as not to be observed, especially while apparently preserving a grave or serious demeanor toward the person or persons laughed at. To laugh out, to laugh in spite of some restraining influence; to laugh aloud. To laugh out of the other corner of the mouth or To laugh out of the other side of the mouth , to weep or cry; to feel regret, vexation, or disappointment after hilarity or exaltation. [Slang] [1913 Webster]

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