last laugh
noun Date: 1872 the satisfaction of ultimate triumph or success especially after being scorned or regarded as a failure <
he got the last laugh on his early critics
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  • Last Laugh — may refer to:Literary term: A final victory despite of a more or one defeat.In television: * Last Laugh ( M*A*S*H ), an episode of M*A*S*H * The Last Laugh ( Care Bears episode) * , an episode of Batman: The Animated Series * Last Laugh ( CSI… …   Wikipedia

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  • last laugh — See: HAVE THE LAST LAUGH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • last laugh — See: HAVE THE LAST LAUGH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • last\ laugh — See: have the last laugh …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Last Laugh (CSI) — Infobox Television episode| Title= Last Laugh Series= Season = 3 Episode = 20 Guests = Jeffrey Ross, Gilbert Gottfried, Bobcat Goldthwait Airdate = April 24, 2003 Writer = Carol Mendelsohn, Bob Harris and Anthony E. Zuiker Director = Richard J.… …   Wikipedia

  • Last Laugh (M*A*S*H) — Infobox Television episode Title = Last Laugh Series = M*A*S*H Caption = Season = 6 Episode = 4 Airdate = October 4, 1977 Production = 603 Writer = Everett Greenbaum, Jim Fritzell Director = Don Weis Guests = James Cromwell (Capt. Leo Bardonaro)… …   Wikipedia

  • The Last Laugh (disambiguation) — The Last Laugh is a 1924 silent film directed by F. W. Murnau.The Last Laugh may also refer to:In books: * The Last Laugh ( Hardy Boys novel) * The Last Laugh: a new philosophy of near death experiences, apparitions, and the paranormal , a 1999… …   Wikipedia

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