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guffaw

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of guffaw

  1. an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement <managed to keep a straight face for a minute before he let loose with a loud guffaw> Synonyms belly laugh, boff (or boffo), boffola, cachinnation, cackle, chortle, chuckle, giggle, laugh, hee-haw, horselaugh, laughter, snicker, snigger, titter, twitterRelated Words crow, whoop; grin, simper, smile, smirkNear Antonyms cry, groan, moan, sob, wail; face, frown, grimace, lower (also lour), mouth, pout, scowl




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