Guffaw meaning

gə-fô'
To laugh heartily and boisterously.
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A guffaw is defined as a hearty and enthusiastic burst of laughter.

A loud enthusiastic laugh is an example of a guffaw.

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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.

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A hearty, boisterous burst of laughter.
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A loud, coarse burst of laughter.
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To laugh in this way.
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(intransitive) To laugh boisterously.
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Origin of guffaw

  • Probably imitative
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Probably onomatopoetic.
    From Wiktionary