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guffaw

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guffawguf‧faw /ɡəˈfɔː $ -ˈfɒː/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 CLAUGHto laugh loudly 🔊 We guffawed at what Graham had written.see thesaurus at laughguffaw noun [countable] 🔊 The announcement was greeted with loud guffaws.
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guffawHe hemmed, he hawed, he guffawed.How often we have witnessed such hubris, and how loudly we have guffawed.I regarded with distaste a group of sleek young yuppies in city suits, guffawing.He guffawed at his nonstop jokes, and continued to welcome him as his visit extended through the spring into the summer.One of the court officers guffawed but turned his head before Kovitsky could spot him.Walker heard them crying during the emotional scenes and guffawing through happy ones.
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Verb table
guffaw
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyguffaw
he, she, itguffaws
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyguffawed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave guffawed
he, she, ithas guffawed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad guffawed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill guffaw
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have guffawed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam guffawing
he, she, itis guffawing
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you, we, theyare guffawing
Past
I, he, she, itwas guffawing
you, we, theywere guffawing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been guffawing
he, she, ithas been guffawing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been guffawing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be guffawing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been guffawing
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