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synonyms for guffaw

  • laughter
  • howl
  • howling
  • laugh
  • roar
  • shout
  • shriek
  • snort
  • belly laugh
  • deep laugh
  • loud laugh
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How to use guffaw in a sentence

A bitter and reflexive gotcha guffaw to match the mean times, in which headlines redound with “Slams,” “Rips,” and “Blasted” as things people routinely do to each other.
OF BULLETS AND BALLOTSSEAN CULLIGANOCTOBER 9, 2021OZY
She has said that she fell in love with the guffaw and started to pursue its owner, a fellow Princeton grad.
MACKENZIE SCOTT GAVE AWAY $6 BILLION LAST YEAR. IT'S NOT AS EASY AS IT SOUNDSBELINDA LUSCOMBEMAY 25, 2021TIME
At this the crowd roared with laughter, and now was the first shade of good-nature mixed with the guffaw.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Then luckily somebody laughed; and a general guffaw saved the situation.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
Politely veiled laughter greeted this sally, except from Dr. Wilson, who burst into an open guffaw.
LOVE IN A CLOUDARLO BATES
Smith opened his head, and emitted as large a guffaw as he ever allowed himself to indulge in.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
He gazed at Betty, then at the two dogs, uttered a light guffaw, and vanished round the corner.
BETTY VIVIANL. T. MEADE
It is not Georges Fourest burlesquing in a caf; Fourest's guffaw is magnificent, he is hardly satirical.
INSTIGATIONSEZRA POUND
The three brothers sat with ruffled, sleepy appearance in their shirt-sleeves, giving a guffaw from time to time.
SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
And Forbes, suddenly understanding what he had done, snickered too, and just managed to throttle down a loud guffaw.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GUFFAW

  • good one
  • guffaw
  • hoot
  • howler
  • rib-tickler
  • riot
  • roar
  • scream
  • sidesplitter
  • thigh-slapper
  • wow
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.