guffaw
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guffaw(
guh
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fa
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to laugh loudly)
a. reírse a carcajadas
The audience guffawed when the comedian delivered the punchline.El público se rió a carcajadas cuando el cómico dijo el final del chiste.
When Phil heard Alice's tragicomic story, he couldn't help guffawing.Cuando Phil oyó la historia tragicómica de Alice, no pudo evitar reírse a carcajadas.
b. carcajearse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
They spent the evening drinking and guffawing.Pasaron la noche bebiendo y carcajeándose.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (loud laugh)
a. la carcajada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His guffaws could be heard all over the place.Sus carcajadas se oían por todos lados.
b. la risotada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The absurd announcement was met with a general guffaw.El anuncio ridículo fue recibido con una risotada generalizada.
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guffaw
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la carcajada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. carcajearse
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guffaw [ɡʌˈfɔː]
noun
carcajada (f)
intransitive verb
reírse a carcajadas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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