boffola


boffola

noun

Definition of BOFFOLA

1
an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement <the audience could be heard chuckling throughout the play, but there were few theater-filling boffolas>
Related Words crow, whoop; grin, simper, smile, smirk
Near Antonyms cry, groan, moan, sob, wail; face, frown, grimace, lower (also lour), mouth, pout, scowl
2
something said or done to cause laughter <if that was the wannabe comic's best boffola, he'd be well-advised not to quit his day job>
Synonyms boff (or boffo), boffola, crack, drollery, funny, gag, giggle [chiefly British], jape, jest, josh, laugh, nifty, one-liner, pleasantry, quip, rib, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism, yuk (or yuck also yak or yock) [slang]

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