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Meaning of GUFFAW

Pronunciation:  gu'fo

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a burst of deep loud hearty laughter
  2. [v]  laugh boisterously

GUFFAW is a 6 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: belly laugh, laugh loudly
 See Also: express joy, express mirth, laugh, laugh, laughter



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Guf*faw"\, n.
A loud burst of laughter; a horse laugh. ``A hearty low
guffaw.'' --Carlyle.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: be in stitches, belly laugh, boff, boffola, break up, burst into laughter, burst of laughter, burst out, burst out laughing, burst with laughter, bust a gut, cachinnate, cachinnation, cackle, chortle, chuckle, convulsion, crow, fit of laughter, gales of laughter, giggle, go into convulsions, ha-ha, hearty laugh, hee-haw, hee-hee, hilarity, ho-ho, Homeric laughter, horselaugh, laugh, laugh it up, laugh outright, laughing, laughter, nearly die laughing, outburst of laughter, peal of laughter, risibility, roar, roar of laughter, roar with laughter, shake like jelly, shake with laughter, shout, shout of laughter, shriek, snicker, snigger, sniggle, snort, split, split with laughter, tee-hee, titter, yuck, yuk-yuk