guffaw guffaw  /ɡə ˈfɔ/


  1. (n) a burst of deep loud hearty laughter
  2. (v) laugh boisterously



  1. Both political parties tried to bribe the American people past their anger over high gasoline prices, and the public response was a collective guffaw.
  2. Asked by Anderson Cooper whether the Lott-Clinton duet was the beginning of a beautiful relationship, Clinton was unable to stifle a guffaw.
  3. But never did his thin lips part in a smile, nor his heavy jowls open to emit a guffaw.


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  1. "In each instance," wrote Dobson, Giuliani "tried to be funny by dressing like a woman. Can you imagine Ronald Reagan, who loved a good joke, doing something so ignoble in pursuit of a cheap guffaw? Not on your life."
    on May 23, 2007 By: James Dobson Source: pride

  2. "She has thrown her life into these things, and she conveys it in a way that never offends or puts people off," Lewis said. "She has a very sardonic humor. It's sort of slightly off center, the kind of humor you don't guffaw at. It just...
    on Aug 11, 2005 By: Stephen Lewis Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "Desperate candidates say desperate things. He's still trying to cover for his latest guffaw, which was taxing all of his constituents on the Long Island Expressway," Silver said, referring to Suozzi's suggestion that drivers pay to use the LIE...
    on May 10, 2006 By: Sheldon Silver Source: Newsday

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