guffaw

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noun guf·faw \(ˌ)gə-ˈfȯ, ˈgə-ˌfȯ\

Definition of guffaw

  1. :  a loud or boisterous burst of laughter <Her remark sparked guffaws around the room.>

guffaw

\(ˌ)gə-ˈfȯ\ intransitive verb

Examples of guffaw in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of guffaw

imitative


First Known Use: 1720


GUFFAW Defined for Kids

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guffaw

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noun guf·faw \ˌgə-ˈfȯ\

Definition of guffaw for Students

  1. :  a burst of loud laughter


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guffaw

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verb guf·faw

Definition of guffaw for Students

guffawed

guffawing

  1. :  to laugh noisily



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