larf

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

larf (third-person singular simple present larfs, present participle larfin', simple past and past participle larfed)

  1. (chiefly Cockney) Eye dialect spelling of laugh. [19th century to the present]
    • 1901, Miles Franklin, My Brilliant Career, chapter 31
      The neighbours described me as "a sorrowful lookin' delicate creetur', that couldn't larf to save her life" [...]

Noun[edit]

larf (plural larfs or larves)

  1. (chiefly Cockney) Eye dialect spelling of laugh. [20th century to the present]

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