horselaugh

[ hawrs-laf, -lahf ]
/ ˈhɔrsˌlæf, -ˌlɑf /

noun

a loud, coarse laugh, especially of derision.

verb (used without object)

to utter a horselaugh.

Origin of horselaugh

First recorded in 1705–15; horse + laugh

Related forms

horse·laugh·ter, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for horse laugh

horse laugh

noun

a coarse, mocking, or raucous laugh; guffaw

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