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  • nouna loud laugh
  • verblaugh irritatingly

synonyms for cackle

  • giggle
  • guffaw
  • chortle
  • chuckle
  • cluck
  • crow
  • gibber
  • gobble
  • quack
  • snicker
  • snigger
  • titter
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How to use cackle in a sentence

A smile, wry and lopsided, grows into a chuckle — which then escalates to a cackle most improper.
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Just as familiar as her face to anyone who has watched TV or movies in the past 40 years are Smart’s dazzlingly deadpan line readings, her come-hither drawl and her signature sharp cackle.
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The latter, fastened by the legs to the rails of the wagons, kept up a deafening cackle.
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When she heard a hen cackle she always ran to look for the nest, and one day she discovered one under the fruit-shed.
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"Hold your—cackle," cried one, "he is going to sing;" and the whole party had their eyes turned with expectation towards the bird.
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Her hard but not unmusical laugh had given place to a grating cackle, and a leer of affected gaiety had replaced the merry eye.
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How the young hens would giggle if I did, and how the old ones would cackle!
LITTLE FOLKS (NOVEMBER 1884)VARIOUS
They listened to some foolish women's cackle—teetotal cant, I call it—and refused me anything.
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Hardly were the words out than the bird rose, shrilling forth his loud, alarmed cackle.
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Matt went off to his mowing, and Louise heard the cackle of his machine before she reached the camp with Maxwell's letters.
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WORDS RELATED TO CACKLE

  • blab
  • blubber
  • blurt
  • burble
  • cackle
  • chat
  • chatter
  • gibber
  • go on
  • gossip
  • gush
  • jabber
  • mumble
  • murmur
  • mutter
  • patter
  • prate
  • prattle
  • rant
  • rave
  • run off at the mouth
  • run on
  • spill the beans
  • squeal
  • talk foolishly
  • talk incoherently
  • talk nonsensically
  • tattle
  • trivialize
  • yak
  • yakkety yak
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