Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of guffaw.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of guffaw.

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Examples

  • The answer drew guffaws from a throng around him on Daytona 500 media day last week.

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  • β€œIt's time for his campaign to get out of the gutter,” she continued to guffaws from the press.

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  • If someone in the audience has healing powers, would they please see him backstage, he says to great guffaws from the crowd.

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  • Acting it out in some corny video game that will do little more than elicit guffaws from the media is something else entirely.

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  • Acting it out in some corny video game that will do little more than elicit guffaws from the media is something else entirely.

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  • Wang Xiaoming, an English scholar at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, painfully recalls the guffaws that erupted among her foreign-born colleagues as they flipped through a photographic collection of poorly written signs.

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  • Baltic or coming across the Atlantic often lose some of their deck-load -- and when engaged in towing it ashore would be pounced upon by the revenue officers, who would only find, to their own discomfiture, amidst the hearty 'guffaws' of the boatmen, that the latter were merely trying to earn 'salvage' by towing the timber ashore.

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  • (called "guffaws" when in excess) and then extending to the limbs, causing up and down movement of the half-closed fists and stamping of the feet, and ending in a rolling on the ground and various contortions of the body.

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  • So my advice on your next trip to the museum is to kick back, have a couple of stiff ones, lock the docent in the broom closet and treat yourself to a few guffaws.

    Three Tips for Surviving the Art Museum

  • On Twitter, the Freudian slip generated guffaws: @shaun_hurst tweeted: There is DEFINITELY a sweepstake going on at the BBC or something'.

    Jeremy Paxman follows Naughtie example with on-air 'cuts' blunder

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