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guffaw
American English: /ɡəˈfɔ/
British English: /ɡəˈfɔː/

Translation of guffaw in Spanish:

noun

  • he gave a loud guffaw
    soltó una gran risotada or carcajada
    the suggestion was received with guffaws of laughter
    la sugerencia fue recibida con risotadas
    Example sentences
    • Bleak as the film is, there is occasional respite in the script, drawing wry smiles rather than hearty guffaws.
    • The sergeant, getting a pair of scissors, soon freed the car from its encumbrance, upon which the householder and the lodgers burst into loud guffaws of laughter.
    • Such a remark ordinarily would deserve no more than a hearty guffaw.

intransitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • As you sit in a small, black theatre watching a contemporary dance piece, the woman beside you sighs with knowing delight, while the man behind you heartily guffawed about five minutes ago, but who knows why?
    • Her husband, also a film star, most laid back, most charming and who I was meeting for the first time, guffawed loudly and candidly acted out an impromptu spiel for me.
    • Then a strange bloke started to hover near us (not literally although that would have been fun!) and every time I laughed he quietly guffawed.

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