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1 xiàoxiao4laugh; smile; Classifiers: ; old variant of
2微笑 wēi xiàowei1 xiao4smile; Classifiers: ; to smile
3笑容 xiào róngxiao4 rong2smile; smiling expression; Classifiers:
4笑声 笑聲 xiào shēngxiao4 sheng1laughter
5开玩笑 開玩笑 kāi wán xiàokai1 wan2 xiao4to play a joke; to make fun of; to joke
6大笑 xiàoda4 xiao4to laugh heartily; a belly laugh
7笑话 笑話 xiào huàxiao4 hua4joke; jest; Classifiers: ; to laugh at; to mock
8可笑 xiàoke3 xiao4funny; ridiculous
9冷笑 lěng xiàoleng3 xiao4to sneer; to laugh grimly; grin of dissatisfaction (bitterness, helplessness, indignation etc); bitter, grim, sarcastic or angry smile
10玩笑 wán xiàowan2 xiao4to joke; joke; jest
11笑脸 笑臉 xiào liǎnxiao4 lian3smiling face; smiley :) ☺; Classifiers:
12苦笑 xiàoku3 xiao4to force a smile; a bitter laugh
13嘲笑 cháo xiàochao2 xiao4to jeer at; to deride; to ridicule; mockery; derision
14好笑 hǎo xiàohao3 xiao4laughable; funny; ridiculous
15哈哈大笑 xiàoha1 ha1 da4 xiao4to laugh heartily; to burst into loud laughter
16含笑 hán xiàohan2 xiao4to have a smile on one's face
17欢笑 歡笑 huān xiàohuan1 xiao4to laugh happily; a belly-laugh
18暗暗嘲笑 àn àn cháo xiàoan4 an4 chao2 xiao4to ridicule sb. behind their back (idiom)
19暗笑 àn xiàoan4 xiao4laugh in (up) one's sleeve; snigger; snicker
20爆笑 bào xiàobao4 xiao4to burst out laughing; hilarious; burst of laughter
21爆笑起来 爆笑起來 bào xiào laibao4 xiao4 qi3 lai5to burst into loud laughter
22报以冷笑 報以冷笑 bào lěng xiàobao4 yi3 leng3 xiao4to respond with a sneer (idiom)
23报以微笑 報以微笑 bào wēi xiàobao4 yi3 wei1 xiao4to smile in return; to respond with a smile (idiom)
24报以一笑 報以一笑 bào xiàobao4 yi3 yi1 xiao4to send back a smile; to not take sth. seriously (idiom)
25不苟言笑 gǒu yán xiàobu4 gou3 yan2 xiao4serious in speech and manner; reticent; taciturn (idiom)
26不禁失笑 jīn shī xiàobu4 jin1 shi1 xiao4cannot refrain from laughing (idiom)
27不值一笑 zhí xiàobu4 zhi2 yi1 xiao4extremely ridiculous (idiom)
28惨笑 慘笑 cǎn xiàocan3 xiao4bitter smile
29粲然一笑 càn rán xiàocan4 ran2 yi1 xiao4to grin with delight (idiom)
30灿笑 燦笑 càn xiàocan4 xiao4to smile brightly
31嗤笑 chī xiàochi1 xiao4to giggle foolishly; to titter; to sneer at
32耻笑 恥笑 chǐ xiàochi3 xiao4to sneer at sb; to ridicule
33逗人发笑 逗人發笑 dòu rén xiàodou4 ren2 fa1 xiao4to make people laugh
34逗笑 dòu xiàodou4 xiao4to amuse; to cause to smile; amusing
35逗笑儿 逗笑兒 dòu xiào rdou4 xiao4 r5erhua variant of 逗笑
36诶笑 誒笑 ēi xiàoei1 xiao4to laugh loudly; guffaw
37发笑 發笑 xiàofa1 xiao4to burst out laughing; to laugh
38妃子笑 fēi zi xiàofei1 zi5 xiao4concubine's smile, a cultivar of lychee
39付之一笑 zhī xiàofu4 zhi1 yi1 xiao4to dismiss sth with a laugh (idiom); to laugh it off
40干笑 乾笑 gān xiàogan1 xiao4to give a hollow laugh; to force a smile; forced laugh; Classifiers:
41搞笑 gǎo xiàogao3 xiao4to get people to laugh; funny; hilarious
42搞笑片 gǎo xiào piàngao3 xiao4 pian4comedy film; comedy; Classifiers:
43咯咯笑 xiàoge1 ge1 xiao4chuckle
44格格笑 xiàoge2 ge2 xiao4giggle
45龟笑鳖无尾 龜笑鱉無尾 guī xiào biē wěigui1 xiao4 bie1 wu2 wei3lit. a tortoise laughing at a soft-shelled turtle for having no tail (idiom); fig. the pot calling the kettle black
46诡笑 詭笑 guǐ xiàogui3 xiao4smirk; insincere smile
47哈哈笑 xiàoha1 ha1 xiao4to laugh out loud
48憨笑 hān xiàohan1 xiao4to giggle; to simper
49含笑九泉 hán xiào jiǔ quánhan2 xiao4 jiu3 quan2to die with satisfaction (idiom)
50颔首微笑 頷首微笑 hàn shǒu wēi xiàohan4 shou3 wei1 xiao4to nod and smile
51哄堂大笑 hōng táng xiàohong1 tang2 da4 xiao4the whole room roaring with laughter (idiom)
52哄笑 hōng xiàohong1 xiao4to roar with laughter; hoots of laughter; guffaw
53哄笑一阵 哄笑一陣 hōng xiào zhènhong1 xiao4 yi1 zhen4to burst into a peal of laughter (idiom)
54胡卢大笑 胡盧大笑 xiàohu2 lu2 da4 xiao4to roar with laughter (idiom)
55哗笑 嘩笑 huá xiàohua2 xiao4uproarious laughter
56会心微笑 會心微笑 huì xīn wēi xiàohui4 xin1 wei1 xiao4a knowing smile (idiom)
57会心一笑 會心一笑 huì xīn xiàohui4 xin1 yi1 xiao4an understanding smile (idiom)
58荤笑话 葷笑話 hūn xiào huàhun1 xiao4 hua4dirty jokes; jokes of a visceral nature
59讥笑 譏笑 xiàoji1 xiao4to sneer
60奸笑 jiān xiàojian1 xiao4evil smile; sinister smile
61见笑 見笑 jiàn xiàojian4 xiao4to mock; to be ridiculed; to incur ridicule through one's poor performance (humble)
62见笑大方 見笑大方 jiàn xiào fāngjian4 xiao4 da4 fang1to incur the ridicule of experts (idiom)
63口带微笑 口帶微笑 kǒu dài wēi xiàokou3 dai4 wei1 xiao4A smile plays on one's lips. (idiom)
64哭笑不得 xiào ku1 xiao4 bu4 de2lit. not to know whether to laugh or cry (idiom); both funny and extremely embarrassing; between laughter and tears
65哭笑无常 哭笑無常 xiào chángku1 xiao4 wu2 chang2weeping and laughing hysterically (idiom)
66狂笑 kuáng xiàokuang2 xiao4to howl with laughter; to laugh one's head off
67兰陵笑笑生 蘭陵笑笑生 lán líng xiào xiào shēngLan2 ling2 Xiao4 xiao4 sheng1Lanling Xiaoxiaosheng, pseudonym of the Ming dynasty writer and author of the Golden Lotus 金瓶梅
68冷笑话 冷笑話 lěng xiào huàleng3 xiao4 hua4joke intended to be so corny it makes one groan
69脸堆笑容 臉堆笑容 liǎn duī xiào rónglian3 dui1 xiao4 rong2to be all smiles (idiom)
70咧开嘴笑 咧開嘴笑 liě kāi zuǐ xiàolie3 kai1 zui3 xiao4to laugh
71露齿而笑 露齒而笑 chǐ ér xiàolu4 chi3 er2 xiao4to grin
72买笑追欢 買笑追歡 mǎi xiào zhuī huānmai3 xiao4 zhui1 huan1lit. to buy smiles to seek happiness; abandon oneself to the pleasures of the flesh (idiom)
73卖笑 賣笑 mài xiàomai4 xiao4to work as a good-time girl; to prostitute oneself
74眉开眼笑 眉開眼笑 méi kāi yǎn xiàomei2 kai1 yan3 xiao4brows raised in delight, eyes laughing (idiom); beaming with joy; all smiles
75媚笑 mèi xiàomei4 xiao4enchanting smile
76闹笑话 鬧笑話 nào xiào huànao4 xiao4 hua4made to look a fool; a laughingstock
77狞笑 獰笑 níng xiàoning2 xiao4to laugh nastily; evil grin
78赔笑 賠笑 péi xiàopei2 xiao4to smile apologetically or obsequiously
79捧腹大笑 pěng xiàopeng3 fu4 da4 xiao4uproarious; hilarious; to split one's sides laughing; lit. to hold one's belly with both hands
80皮笑肉不笑 xiào ròu xiàopi2 xiao4 rou4 bu4 xiao4to put on a fake smile (idiom); to smile insincerely
81破涕为笑 破涕為笑 wéi xiàopo4 ti4 wei2 xiao4to turn tears into laughter (idiom); to turn grief into happiness
82千古遗笑 千古遺笑 qiān xiàoqian1 gu3 yi2 xiao4to be a laughingstock through the ages (idiom)
83千金买笑 千金買笑 qiān jīn mǎi xiàoqian1 jin1 mai3 xiao4to spend much money for temporary pleasures (idiom)
84歉然一笑 qiàn rán xiàoqian4 ran2 yi1 xiao4to give an apologetic smile (idiom)
85强颜欢笑 強顏歡笑 qiǎng yán huān xiàoqiang3 yan2 huan1 xiao4to pretend to look happy; to force oneself to smile
86强作欢笑 強作歡笑 qiǎng zuò huān xiàoqiang3 zuo4 huan1 xiao4to force a smile (idiom)
87强作笑容 強作笑容 qiǎng zuò xiào róngqiang3 zuo4 xiao4 rong2to force a smile (idiom)
88窃窃暗笑 竊竊暗笑 qiè qiè àn xiàoqie4 qie4 an4 xiao4to laugh quietly to oneself (idiom)
89窃笑 竊笑 qiè xiàoqie4 xiao4to snigger; to titter
90取笑 xiàoqu3 xiao4to tease; to make fun of
91傻笑 shǎ xiàosha3 xiao4to giggle; to laugh foolishly; to smirk; to simper
92讪笑 訕笑 shàn xiàoshan4 xiao4to ridicule; to mock
93少女露笑脸,婚事半成全 少女露笑臉,婚事半成全 shào xiào liǎn , hūn shì bàn chéng quánshao4 nu:3 lu4 xiao4 lian3 , hun1 shi4 ban4 cheng2 quan2When the girl smiles, the matchmaker's job is half done. (idiom)
94谁笑到最后,谁笑得最好 誰笑到最後,誰笑得最好 shéi xiào dào zuì hòu , shéi xiào zuì hǎoshei2 xiao4 dao4 zui4 hou4 , shei2 xiao4 de2 zui4 hao3He laughs best who laughs last.
95谁笑在最后,谁笑得最好 誰笑在最後,誰笑得最好 shéi xiào zài zuì hòu , shéi xiào zuì hǎoshei2 xiao4 zai4 zui4 hou4 , shei2 xiao4 de2 zui4 hao3He laughs best who laughs last.
96哂笑 shěn xiàoshen3 xiao4(literary) to sneer; to laugh at
97哂笑不语 哂笑不語 shěn xiào shen3 xiao4 bu4 yu3to smile but say not a word (idiom)
98声容笑貌 聲容笑貌 shēng róng xiào màosheng1 rong2 xiao4 mao4a person's voice and expression; to have a sonorous voice (idiom)
99失声大笑 失聲大笑 shī shēng xiàoshi1 sheng1 da4 xiao4to burst into (idiom)
100失笑 shī xiàoshi1 xiao4to laugh in spite of oneself; to be unable to help laughing; to break into laughter
101说笑 說笑 shuō xiàoshuo1 xiao4to chat and laugh; to crack jokes; to banter
102说笑打诨 說笑打諢 shuō xiào hùnshuo1 xiao4 da3 hun4to make all manner of quips and jokes (idiom)
103说笑取乐 說笑取樂 shuō xiào shuo1 xiao4 qu3 le4(They) talked and laughed and sought to enjoy themselves. (idiom)
104似笑非笑 xiào fēi xiàosi4 xiao4 fei1 xiao4like a smile yet not a smile (idiom)
105谈笑封侯 談笑封侯 tán xiào fēng hóutan2 xiao4 feng1 hou2to rise in the world with great ease (idiom)
106谈笑风生 談笑風生 tán xiào fēng shēngtan2 xiao4 feng1 sheng1to talk cheerfully and wittily; to joke together
107谈笑如前 談笑如前 tán xiào qiántan2 xiao4 ru2 qian2to talk and laugh together just as in the past (idiom)
108谈笑自若 談笑自若 tán xiào ruòtan2 xiao4 zi4 ruo4to talk and laugh as though nothing had happened; to remain cheerful (despite a crisis)
109啼笑皆非 xiào jiē fēiti2 xiao4 jie1 fei1lit. not to know whether to laugh or cry (idiom); between laughter and tears
110调笑 調笑 tiáo xiàotiao2 xiao4to tease; to poke fun at
111偷笑 tōu xiàotou1 xiao4to laugh up one's sleeve
112莞尔一笑 莞爾一笑 wǎn ěr xiàowan3 er3 yi1 xiao4to give a faint smile (idiom)
113枉惹人笑 wǎng rén xiàowang3 re3 ren2 xiao4This would make people laugh. (idiom)
114五十步笑百步 shí xiào bǎi wu3 shi2 bu4 xiao4 bai3 bu4the one who has retreated 50 steps laughs at the one who has retreated 100 steps (idiom); the pot calls the kettle black
115嘻皮笑脸 嘻皮笑臉 xiào liǎnxi1 pi2 xiao4 lian3all smiles; smiling mischievously or ingratiatingly; see 嬉皮笑脸
116嬉笑 xiàoxi1 xiao4to be laughing and playing; to giggle
117嬉笑怒骂 嬉笑怒罵 xiào xi1 xiao4 nu4 ma4lit. laughs, jeers, anger and invective (idiom); fig. all kinds of emotions; to mock and scold; (of writing) freely roving; following the author's fancy
118喜笑 xiàoxi3 xiao4to laugh; laughter
119喜笑颜开 喜笑顏開 xiào yán kāixi3 xiao4 yan2 kai1grinning from ear to ear (idiom); beaming with happiness
120相顾一笑 相顧一笑 xiāng xiàoxiang1 gu4 yi1 xiao4to smile at each other knowingly (idiom)
121相与大笑 相與大笑 xiāng xiàoxiang1 yu3 da4 xiao4to have a good laugh together (idiom)
122笑傲江湖 xiào ào jiāng xiao4 ao4 jiang1 hu2to enjoy the carefree and unrestrained life of a wanderer (idiom)
123笑比合口 xiào kǒuxiao4 bi3 he2 kou3to keep on laughing (idiom)
124笑柄 xiào bǐngxiao4 bing3a matter for ridicule; an object of ridicule; laughingstock
125笑不可仰 xiào yǎngxiao4 bu4 ke3 yang3to double up with laughter (idiom)
126笑不可抑 xiào xiao4 bu4 ke3 yi4to laugh irrepressibly
127笑点 笑點 xiào diǎnxiao4 dian3funny bits; humorous parts; jokes; punchline
128笑点低 笑點低 xiào diǎn xiao4 dian3 di1amused by even the weakest joke; ready to laugh at the smallest thing
129笑掉大牙 xiào diào xiao4 diao4 da4 ya2to laugh one's head off; ridiculous; jaw-dropping
130笑哈哈 xiào xiao4 ha1 ha1to laugh heartily
131笑话百出 笑話百出 xiào hua bǎi chūxiao4 hua5 bai3 chu1to make oneself utterly ridiculous (idiom)
132笑口常开 笑口常開 xiào kǒu cháng kāixiao4 kou3 chang2 kai1grinning all the time (idiom)
133笑口弥勒 笑口彌勒 xiào kǒu Xiao4 kou3 Mi2 le4laughing Maitreya
134笑里藏刀 笑裡藏刀 xiào cáng dāoxiao4 li3 cang2 dao1lit. a dagger hidden in smiles (idiom); friendly manners belying hypocritical intentions; when the fox preaches, look to the geese
135笑里藏奸 笑裡藏奸 xiào cáng jiānxiao4 li3 cang2 jian1a smile conceals wicked intentions
136笑脸儿 笑臉兒 xiào liǎn rxiao4 lian3 r5erhua variant of 笑脸
137笑脸相迎 笑臉相迎 xiào liǎn xiāng yíngxiao4 lian3 xiang1 ying2to welcome sb with a smiling face (idiom)
138笑料 xiào liàoxiao4 liao4source of laughter; laughing stock; butt; joke (person)
139笑林 xiào línXiao4 lin2Jokes (title of an ancient collection of jokes, often used in the title of modern collections of jokes)
140笑貌 xiào màoxiao4 mao4smiling face
141笑眯眯 xiào xiao4 mi1 mi1beaming; all smiles
142笑面虎 xiào miàn xiao4 mian4 hu3man with a big smile and evil intentions
143笑纳 笑納 xiào xiao4 na4to kindly accept (an offering)
144笑鸥 笑鷗 xiào ōuxiao4 ou1(bird species of China) laughing gull (Leucophaeus atricilla)
145笑贫不笑娼 笑貧不笑娼 xiào pín xiào chāngxiao4 pin2 bu4 xiao4 chang1the notion in society that it's better to get ahead in the world by abandoning one's scruples than to suffer poverty; lit. despising poverty but not prostitution (idiom)
146笑破肚皮 xiào xiao4 po4 du4 pi2to split one's sides laughing
147笑容可掬 xiào róng xiao4 rong2 ke3 ju1smiling wholeheartedly (idiom); beaming from ear to ear
148笑谈 笑談 xiào tánxiao4 tan2object of ridicule; laughingstock; to laugh over sth; to make light chat
149笑纹 笑紋 xiào wénxiao4 wen2laugh lines (on the face)
150笑涡 笑渦 xiào xiao4 wo1dimple; see 笑窝
151笑嘻嘻 xiào xiao4 xi1 xi1grinning; smiling
152笑靥 笑靨 xiào xiao4 ye4dimple; smiling face
153笑意 xiào xiao4 yi4smiling expression
154笑吟吟 xiào yín yínxiao4 yin2 yin2smiling; with a smile
155笑盈盈 xiào yíng yíngxiao4 ying2 ying2smilingly; to be all smiles
156笑语 笑語 xiào xiao4 yu3talking and laughing; cheerful talk
157笑语连天 笑語連天 xiào lián tiānxiao4 yu3 lian2 tian1to talk and laugh merrily and incessantly (idiom)
158笑逐颜开 笑逐顏開 xiào zhú yán kāixiao4 zhu2 yan2 kai1smile spread across the face (idiom); beaming with pleasure; all smiles; joy written across one's face
159胁肩谄笑 脅肩諂笑 xié jiān chǎn xiàoxie2 jian1 chan3 xiao4to act obsequiously (idiom)
160鸴鸠笑鹏 鷽鳩笑鵬 xué jiū xiào péngxue2 jiu1 xiao4 peng2the phoenix laughs at the roc (idiom)
161谑浪笑敖 謔浪笑敖 xuè làng xiào áoxue4 lang4 xiao4 ao2with scornful words and jeering smiles; to perpetrate a joke (idiom)
162哑然失笑 啞然失笑 rán shī xiàoya3 ran2 shi1 xiao4to laugh involuntarily; Taiwan pr. [e4 ran2 shi1 xiao4]
163嫣然一笑 yān rán xiàoyan1 ran2 yi1 xiao4to smile sweetly
164言笑自若 yán xiào ruòyan2 xiao4 zi4 ruo4to talk and laugh imperturbably (idiom)
165掩口而笑 yǎn kǒu ér xiàoyan3 kou3 er2 xiao4to hide one's smile (idiom)
166眼泪笑出 眼淚笑出 yǎn lèi xiào chūyan3 lei4 xiao4 chu1to laugh till tears come (idiom)
167一颦一笑 一顰一笑 pín xiàoyi1 pin2 yi1 xiao4every frown and every smile
168一笑顿释 一笑頓釋 xiào dùn shìyi1 xiao4 dun4 shi4to bring sb. round with a laugh (idiom)
169一笑而去 xiào ér yi1 xiao4 er2 qu4to leave with a smile (idiom)
170一笑了之 xiào liǎo zhīyi1 xiao4 liao3 zhi1to laugh away (instead of taking seriously)
171一笑千金 xiào qiān jīnyi1 xiao4 qian1 jin1an enchanting smile (idiom)
172一笑置之 xiào zhì zhīyi1 xiao4 zhi4 zhi1to dismiss with a laugh; to make light of
173贻笑 貽笑 xiàoyi2 xiao4to be ridiculous; to make a fool of oneself
174贻笑大方 貽笑大方 xiào fāngyi2 xiao4 da4 fang1to make a fool of oneself; to make oneself a laughing stock
175贻笑方家 貽笑方家 xiào fāng jiāyi2 xiao4 fang1 jia1a novice making a fool of himself; to make oneself ridiculous before experts
176以博一笑 xiàoyi3 bo2 yi1 xiao4to provoke a smile (idiom)
177音容笑貌 yīn róng xiào màoyin1 rong2 xiao4 mao4evocation (of a deceased) (idiom)
178阴笑 陰笑 yīn xiàoyin1 xiao4to laugh evilly
179引人发笑 引人發笑 yǐn rén xiàoyin3 ren2 fa1 xiao4to make sb. laugh (idiom)
180有说有笑 有說有笑 yǒu shuō yǒu xiàoyou3 shuo1 you3 xiao4talking and laughing; to jest; cheerful and lively
181又哭又笑 yòu yòu xiàoyou4 ku1 you4 xiao4to cry and laugh at the same time (idiom)
182又说又笑 又說又笑 yòu shuō yòu xiàoyou4 shuo1 you4 xiao4talking and laughing at the same time (idiom)
183载笑载言 載笑載言 zài xiào zài yánzai4 xiao4 zai4 yan2to talk and laugh at the same time (idiom)
184置之一笑 zhì zhī xiàozhi4 zhi1 yi1 xiao4to dismiss with a laugh (idiom)
185恣情欢笑 恣情歡笑 qíng huān xiàozi4 qing2 huan1 xiao4to laugh heartily (idiom)

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