[guh-faw, guh-] /gʌˈfɔ, gə-/
a loud, unrestrained burst of laughter.
verb (used without object)
to laugh loudly and boisterously.
a crude and boisterous laugh
to laugh crudely and boisterously or express (something) in this way
1720, Scottish, probably imitative of the sound of coarse laughter. Cf. gawf (early 16c.) “loud, noisy laugh.” The verb is from 1721. Related: Guffawed; guffawing.
1. (in the Soviet Union) the Chief Directorate for State Security, the government’s secret police organization (1934–1941) functioning as part of the NKVD.
[goo g-uh n-hahym, goo-guh n-] /ˈgʊg ənˌhaɪm, ˈgu gən-/ noun, Games. 1. (def 4). [goo g-uh n-hahym, goo-guh n-] /ˈgʊg ənˌhaɪm, ˈgu gən-/ noun 1. Daniel, 1856–1930, U.S. industrialist and philanthropist. grant for advanced study, in reference to the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, established 1925 by U.S. Sen. Simon Guggenheim (1867-1941) in memory of his […]
- Guggenheim museum
/ˈɡʊɡənˌhaɪm/ noun 1. an international chain of art museums, some of which are architecturally important buildings in their own right, most notably one in New York, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (1956–59), and one in Bilbao, desgned by Frank O Gehry (1997)
[guhg-uh l] /ˈgʌg əl/ verb (used with or without object), guggled, guggling. 1. to gurgle. noun 2. a guggling sound; gurgle.