- A guffaw is defined as a hearty and enthusiastic burst of laughter.
A loud enthusiastic laugh is an example of a guffaw.
- The definition of guffaw is to laugh in a loud and enthusiastic way.
When you laugh out loud boisterously, this is an example of a guffaw.
guffaw definition by Webster's New World
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a loud, coarse burst of laughter
to laugh in this way
guffaw definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A hearty, boisterous burst of laughter.intransitive verb guf·fawed, guf·faw·ing, guf·faws
To laugh heartily and boisterously.
Origin: Probably imitative.