from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hearty, boisterous burst of laughter.
- intransitive v. To laugh heartily and boisterously.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A boisterous laugh
- v. To laugh boisterously.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A loud burst of laughter; a horse laugh.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To laugh loudly and coarsely or rudely.
- n. A loud, rude burst of laughter; a horse-laugh.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. laugh boisterously
- n. a burst of deep loud hearty laughter
My guffaw is muffled by the sound of Cheerios cascading to the floor.
What has me chuckling, more of a borderline guffaw, is that because MS is so ridiculous about standards they need to call IE8’s actual standards compliant mode, “Super Standards!”
My sense of humor is typically not the sort that people "guffaw" at -- but I hope there will be a moment or two of amusement for those who are kind enough to read it.
Jump ahead on the "guffaw" clip and notice how Mickey goes on to confuse Althouse for McCardle at the end of this Bloggingheads clip, well after the Althouse discussion with Bob Wright is over.
The laugh was at the expense of the tormentor, and he retreated from the shop in the "guffaw," and Fitz was permitted to finish his shave in peace -- in peace, at least, so far as this particular tormentor was concerned, for a more formidable one assailed him before his departure.
From C. P. Ardell’s fat throat came a sound that could only be called a guffaw.
I would not praise Scalia for laughing at Colbert’s volley at him; Scalia’s laughter was a cover-your-ass kind of guffaw; Colbert made Scalia look like the petty-ass plutocrat that he is.
Dating, awkwardness, or Intermix guffaw otherwise?
Birmingham Brown (Mantan Moreland) always got a grin or even an outright guffaw from his patronizing white audience when he exclaimed
While many viewers regard the contest as an excuse to enjoy high-camp dance routines and belting power ballads and guffaw at other countries' quirks, Eurovision is a serious business.