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guffaw

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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guffaw

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of guffaw (Entry 2 of 2)

as in laugh, chuckle

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The first known use of guffaw was in 1720

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“Guffaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/guffaw. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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