fall about

fall a·bout
F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl uh-bout]
    • /fɔl əˈbaʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl uh-bout]
    • /fɔl əˈbaʊt/

Definitions of fall about words

  • phrasal verb fall about If you say that people are falling about, you mean that they are laughing a lot about something. 0
  • verb fall about to laugh in an uncontrolled manner 0
  • verb fall about To laugh so much that one's entire body moves somewhat uncontrollably. 0

Information block about the term

Parts of speech for Fall about


fall about popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fall about usage trend in Literature

This diagram is provided by Google Ngram Viewer

Synonyms for fall about

verb fall about

  • guffaw — a loud, unrestrained burst of laughter.
  • laugh — to express mirth, pleasure, derision, or nervousness with an audible, vocal expulsion of air from the lungs that can range from a loud burst of sound to a series of quiet chuckles and is usually accompanied by characteristic facial and bodily movements.

See also

Matching words

Was this page helpful?
Yes No
Thank you for your feedback! Tell your friends about this page
Tell us why?