noun \(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

First Known Use: 1720


Next Word in the Dictionary: guffer
Previous Word in the Dictionary: guff
All Words Near: guffaw

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up guffaw? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).