guffaw
[ guh-faw ]
next word >>
Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
early 18th century; originally Scots; imitative of the original Scots word
Synonyms
  • laugh chuckle chortle
Antonyms
  • unavailable
Definition
to laugh loudly and boisterously
Example
A) She couldn't help but guffaw at the funny joke. B) He let out a guffaw at an inappropriate time during class.
Usage Over Time

Stay Connected

Sign up to receive the word of the day, sent straight to your inbox.

By submitting this form, you are agreeing to our Terms of Use.