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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GUFFAWING

Why, we are guffawing this moment at the very recollection of the picture!

The gang were over the van, guffawing and flinging out the load.

"Ay, but we can touch you," said the contemporary Treasurer, guffawing grimly.

The three men left, Pete silently and disapprovingly, the other two guffawing.

The babble of the camp—a continuous chattering, crooning, and guffawing, blended with the indignant cries of monkeys.

In the little glossary at the end of the book goistering is explained as guffawing.

The tobacco-chewing, smiling, guffawing crowds of the street, and Peachtree Street jammed with people and cars!

He leaned halfway across the table, guffawing in the old man's face.

"They reach to the ground, and yours don't reach any further," and then there was a general laugh, Jack Ness guffawing loudly.

WORD ORIGIN

1720, Scottish, probably imitative of the sound of coarse laughter. Cf. gawf (early 16c.) "loud, noisy laugh." The verb is from 1721. Related: Guffawed; guffawing.

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