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synonyms for guffawing

  • amusement
  • chuckle
  • giggle
  • glee
  • guffaw
  • hilarity
  • laugh
  • mirth
  • roar
  • shout
  • shriek
  • snicker
  • cachinnation
  • cackle
  • chortle
  • crow
  • crowing
  • fit
  • howling
  • merriment
  • peal
  • rejoicing
  • roaring
  • snigger
  • snort
  • titter
  • chortling
  • chuckling
  • giggling
  • har-de-har
  • tee-hee
  • yuck

antonyms for guffawing

MOST RELEVANT
  • crying
  • sadness
  • unhappiness
  • despair
  • gloom
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How to use guffawing in a sentence

As she followed Mrs. Owen into the house Sylvia thought she heard suppressed guffawing in the stable.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
"They reach to the ground, and yours don't reach any further," and then there was a general laugh, Jack Ness guffawing loudly.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
Everybody laughed, the farmers guffawing in delight; and one small girl on the edge of the group who burst out, "Tehe-ee!"
THE ADVENTURES OF JOEL PEPPERMARGARET SIDNEY
He leaned halfway across the table, guffawing in the old man's face.
RAYTON: A BACKWOODS MYSTERYTHEODORE GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Why, we are guffawing this moment at the very recollection of the picture!
THE KNICKERBOCKER, VOL. 22, NO. 3, SEPTEMBER 1843VARIOUS
The gang were over the van, guffawing and flinging out the load.
A CHILD OF THE JAGOARTHUR MORRISON
In the little glossary at the end of the book goistering is explained as guffawing.
SOCIETY FOR PURE ENGLISH, TRACT 5SOCIETY FOR PURE ENGLISH
The tobacco-chewing, smiling, guffawing crowds of the street, and Peachtree Street jammed with people and cars!
THE SOUL OF JOHN BROWNSTEPHEN GRAHAM
If her handkerchief had caused such guffawing, what would happen when they saw her?
THE SECRET OF CASA GRANDEHELEN RANDOLPH
This is what Raskolnikov wanted: from within they could be heard laughing as they came in, still guffawing in the passage.
CRIME AND PUNISHMENTFYODOR DOSTOEVSKY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GUFFAWING

  • amusement
  • cachinnation
  • cackle
  • chortle
  • chortling
  • chuckle
  • chuckling
  • crow
  • crowing
  • fit
  • giggle
  • giggling
  • glee
  • guffaw
  • guffawing
  • har-de-har
  • hilarity
  • howling
  • laugh
  • merriment
  • mirth
  • peal
  • rejoicing
  • roar
  • roaring
  • shout
  • shriek
  • snicker
  • snigger
  • snort
  • tee-hee
  • titter
  • yuck
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.