n. loud, rude burst of laughter; horse-laugh
A loud guffaw that came from the closed room indicated that the members of the committee had not yet settled down to serious business.
Sentence in Classic:
Now she was aware that they knew all about her; that they were waiting for some affectation over which they could guffaw.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
On opening the little door, two hairy monsters flew at my throat, bearing me down, and extinguishing the light; while a mingled guffaw from Heathcliff and Hareton put the copestone on my rage and humiliation.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context
Naturally, Pork and Dilcey and Mammy gave vent to loud guffaws at hearing the detractor of their beloved Tara set at naught.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
They were never vulgar, never immoral, but rather rough and primitive, with an unconventionality that spent itself in loud guffaws, slaps on the back, and naps in the corner.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context