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guh faw

  • n  a burst of deep loud hearty laughter
  • v  laugh boisterously

  • Both political parties tried to bribe the American people past their anger over high gasoline prices, and the public response was a collective guffaw.
  • Asked by Anderson Cooper whether the Lott-Clinton duet was the beginning of a beautiful relationship, Clinton was unable to stifle a guffaw.
  • Al Capp, 1909-79Their names were enough to make most Americans guffaw: Moonbeam McSwine, Fearless Fosdick, Lonesome Polecat, Joe Btfsplk (pronounced Btfsplk).
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  • Exclusives : Seth Rogen Beyond Thunderdome
      Seth Rogen’s rollicking, eruptive laugh is a deceptive thing. It might fool you into thinking the curly-haired Canadian is just a laid-back goof who has stumbled into an enviable Hollywood career, acting in blockbusters alongside jaw-droppingly beautiful leading ladies and his hilarious best buds. But that guffaw belies a very real savvy that has allowed the 31-year-old to navigate his path ...
    June 17, 2013 - Filter Magazine

  • Stephen Lewis in Boston Globe (registration)
    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...
  • Sheldon Silver in Newsday
    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...

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