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Guffaw vs. Laugh

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  • Guffaw (noun)

    A boisterous laugh.

    "belly laugh"

  • Guffaw (verb)

    To laugh boisterously.

  • Laugh (noun)

    An expression of mirth particular to the human species; the sound heard in laughing; laughter.

  • Laugh (noun)

    Something that provokes mirth or scorn.

  • Laugh (noun)

    A fun person.

  • Laugh (verb)

    To show mirth, satisfaction, or derision, by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face, particularly of the mouth, causing a lighting up of the face and eyes, and usually accompanied by the emission of explosive or chuckling sounds from the chest and throat; to indulge in laughter.

  • Laugh (verb)

    To be or appear cheerful, pleasant, mirthful, lively, or brilliant; to sparkle; to sport.

  • Laugh (verb)

    To make an object of laughter or ridicule; to make fun of; to deride; to mock.

  • Laugh (verb)

    To affect or influence by means of laughter or ridicule.

  • Laugh (verb)

    To express by, or utter with, laughter.

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  • Guffaw (noun)

    A loud burst of laughter; a horse laugh.

  • Laugh (verb)

    To show mirth, satisfaction, or derision, by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face, particularly of the mouth, causing a lighting up of the face and eyes, and usually accompanied by the emission of explosive or chuckling sounds from the chest and throat; to indulge in laughter.

  • Laugh (verb)

    Fig.: To be or appear gay, cheerful, pleasant, mirthful, lively, or brilliant; to sparkle; to sport.

  • Laugh

    To affect or influence by means of laughter or ridicule.

  • Laugh

    To express by, or utter with, laughter; - with out.

  • Laugh (noun)

    An expression of mirth peculiar to the human species; the sound heard in laughing; laughter. See Laugh, v. i.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Guffaw (noun)

    a burst of deep loud hearty laughter

  • Guffaw (verb)

    laugh boisterously

  • Laugh (noun)

    the sound of laughing

  • Laugh (noun)

    a facial expression characteristic of a person laughing;

    "his face wrinkled in a silent laugh of derision"

  • Laugh (noun)

    a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter;

    "he told a very funny joke"

    "he knows a million gags"

    "thanks for the laugh"

    "he laughed unpleasantly at hisown jest"

    "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"

  • Laugh (verb)

    produce laughter

Princeton's WordNet

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