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guffaw

guffaw

noun guf·faw \(ˌ)gə-ˈf, ˈgə-ˌf\

Definition of GUFFAW

:  a loud or boisterous burst of laughter
guf·faw \(ˌ)gə-ˈf\ intransitive verb

Examples of GUFFAW

  1. <managed to keep a straight face for a minute before he let loose with a loud guffaw>

Origin of GUFFAW

imitative
First Known Use: 1720

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