He who laughs last laughs longest meaning

What does the saying 'He who laughs last laughs longest' mean?

Idiom: He who laughs last laughs longest


A person may feel satisfied or pleased when they d something bad or unfair  to you, but if you can get revenge, you will feel more satisfaction.
('He who laughs last laughs best' is also used, and 'he' is sometimes omitted.)

Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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