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to smile
/ˈsmaɪɫ/
verb
to make our mouth curve upwards, often in a way that our teeth can be seen, to show that we are happy or amused
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to grin
/ˈɡɹɪn/
verb
to smile widely in a way that displays the teeth
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to laugh
/ˈɫæf/
verb
to make happy sounds and move our face like we are smiling because something is funny
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to giggle
/ˈɡɪɡəɫ/
verb
to laugh in a foolish way and with catching short breaths as a result of nervousness or embarrassment
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to chuckle
/ˈtʃəkəɫ/
verb
to laugh quietly with closed lips
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to snicker
/ˈsnɪkɝ/
verb
to laugh quietly in a sneaky or mocking way
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to cackle
/ˈkækəɫ/
verb
to laugh loudly and harshly, often in a way that sounds unpleasant or wicked
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to guffaw
/ɡəˈfɔ/
verb
to laugh loudly and heartily, especially when something is very funny
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to snigger
/snˈɪɡɚ/
verb
to give a quiet, half-suppressed laugh, often showing scorn, mockery, or disrespect
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to titter
/ˈtɪtɝ/
verb
to laugh quietly in a restrained or nervous manner, often with short, high-pitched sounds
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to smirk
/ˈsmɝk/
verb
to give a half-smile, often displaying satisfaction, superiority, or amusement
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to rejoice
/ɹɪˈdʒɔɪs/
verb
to feel or show great joy, delight, or happiness
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to cry
/ˈkɹaɪ/
verb
to have tears coming from your eyes as a result of a strong emotion such as sadness, pain, or sorrow
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to weep
/ˈwip/
verb
to shed tears due to strong feelings of sadness
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to sob
/ˈsɑb/
verb
to cry loudly while making repeated, short gasping sounds, often due to intense emotions such as sadness or grief
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to tear up
/tˈɪɹ ˈʌp/
verb
to begin to cry or become emotional
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to snivel
/snˈɪvəl/
verb
to cry or whine with sniffling sounds
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to wail
/ˈweɪɫ/
verb
to cry out loudly and mournfully, often expressing grief, pain, or intense sorrow
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to bawl
/ˈbɔɫ/
verb
to cry in a loud manner with strong emotions or distress
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to blubber
/ˈbɫəbɝ/
verb
to cry or whine while making sniffing sounds
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to grieve
/ˈɡɹiv/
verb
to feel intense sorrow, especially because someone has died
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to mourn
/ˈmɔɹn/
verb
to feel deeply sad usually due to someone's death
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to lament
/ɫəˈmɛnt/
verb
to verbally express deep sadness over a loss or unfortunate situation
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