Last modified on 8 October 2013, at 23:38
laugh off (third-person singular simple present laughs off, present participle laughing off, simple past and past participle laughed off)
- (transitive) To respond to a negative situation lightheartedly, as though it were a joke.
respond to a negative situation lightheartedly
- Mandarin: (laugh and make the situation lighthearted) 一笑了之 (zh) (yīxiàoliǎozhī), (dismiss with a laugh) 一笑置之 (zh) (yīxiàozhìzhī)
- Dutch: weglachen (nl)