- be wreathed in smiles – csupa mosoly
to be smiling and looking extremely happy
I’d expect you to be wreathed in smiles but, instead, you seem rather cast down.
- be rolling in the aisles (informal) – fetrengeni a nevetéstől
to laugh without being able stop
The comedian had the audience rolling in the aisles.
- grin/smile from ear to ear – fülig ér a szája
to look extremely happy
“We’ve had fantastic news!” she said, grinning from ear to ear.
- gales of laughter – harsogó nevetés
a lot of loud laughter
I could hear gales of laughter coming from downstairs.
- to have sb in stitches (informal)– hasát fogni a nevetéstől/vonaglani a nevetéstől
If a joke or funny story has you in stitches, it makes you laugh a lot.
My jokes had them all in stitches.
to chuckle – kuncogni/vihogni
I was chuckling as I read his e-mail.
to giggle – vihogni/kacarászni
The boys were giggling at the back of the classroom.
to snigger – vihogni
They sniggered at what the teacher was wearing.
to snicker (US) – nyihogni/vihogni
Please, stop snickering at that rude joke and get back to your classwork.
to crack up (informal) – elröhögni magát
I just cracked up when I saw her in that dress.
to burst out laughing – nevetésben törni ki
The boss fell over the chair and everybody in the room burst out laughing.
to chortle with glee – vidáman kuncogni
We chortled with glee at the funny news.
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