A guffaw is defined as a hearty and enthusiastic burst of laughter.noun
A loud enthusiastic laugh is an example of a guffaw.
The definition of guffaw is to laugh in a loud and enthusiastic way.verb
When you laugh out loud boisterously, this is an example of a guffaw.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a loud, coarse burst of laughter
to laugh in this way
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A hearty, boisterous burst of laughter. intransitive verb guf·fawed
To laugh heartily and boisterously.
Origin: Probably imitative.