To laugh in the sleeve

Definition of To laugh in the 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.

See also: Sleeve

Word:

Browse

To kick the bucket
To kill time
To knit up
To knock about
To knock in the head
To knock off
To knock out
To knock under
To knock up
To know how
To know of
To know one's own limitations
To knuckle to
To lap boards
To lap timbers
To lash out
To lattice up
To laugh at
To laugh away
To laugh down
-To laugh in the sleeve-
To laugh one out of
To laugh to scorn
To lay (a ship) aboard
To lay a venue
To lay about
To lay against the field
To lay an ambush
To lay an anchor to the windward
To lay asleep
To lay at
To lay bare
To lay by the heels
To lay claim to
To lay for
To lay hands on
To lay heads together
To lay in balance
To lay in for
To lay in lavender
To lay on
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy