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horselaugh

[hawrs-laf, -lahf]
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noun
  1. a loud, coarse laugh, especially of derision.
verb (used without object)
  1. to utter a horselaugh.

Origin of horselaugh

First recorded in 1705–15; horse + laugh
Related formshorse·laugh·ter, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for horse laugh

horse laugh

noun
  1. a coarse, mocking, or raucous laugh; guffaw
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