Guffaw

Pronunciation of Guffaw
/ɡˈʌfɔː/, /ɡˈʌfɔː/, /ɡ_ˈʌ_f_ɔː/

Antonyms for guffaw:

moan, wail, groan.

Synonyms for guffaw:

Sense 1

cachinnation, heehaw, cachinnate.

Sense 2

laughter, cackle.

Sense 3

roar, howl.

chortle

hee-haw.

chuckle

laugh.

giggle

titter, chuckle.

laugh

cachinnate.

snicker

snicker.

Other synonyms and related words:

chortle, laughter, chuckle, horselaugh, laugh, boffola, howler, scream, heehaw, hee-haw, snigger, howl, cachinnate, boff, cachinnation, giggle, titter, roar, cackle, snicker, riot.

Sense 2 (noun)

laughter, roar, howl.

Sense 3 (noun)

heehaw, cachinnate, cackle, laugh.

Sense 4 (noun)

cachinnation.

amusement (noun)

laughter.

belly laugh (noun)

thigh-slapper, howler.

burst of laughter (noun)

roar, belly laugh, howl, laughter.

guffaw (noun)

laugh loudly, belly laugh.

laugh (noun)

heehaw, cachinnation.

laugh loudly (noun)

roar.

roar (noun)

horselaugh, laugh, cachinnation.

scream (noun)

sidesplitter.

body (verb)

laugh loudly.

Usage examples for guffaw:

  • Blewforth, impervious to smoaking, gave a loud guffaw. - "The Passionate Elopement", Compton Mackenzie.
  • Captain Tabor burst out with a loud guffaw of laughter. - "The Heart's Highway A Romance of Virginia in the Seventeeth Century", Mary E. Wilkins.
  • As they passed he made some jocular remark in the patois which provoked a guffaw from the rest, and reddened Nance's face, and caused Bernel to glance up at Gard and jerk round angrily towards Tom. - "A Maid of the Silver Sea", John Oxenham.

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