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verb as in laugh irritatingly

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She leaves, scared of what she is capable of doing, her malign mentor cackling.

Watching his LBJ cackling as he convinces various congressmen to vote with him is reason enough to see All the Way.

Christie says, cackling, that Brienne is going to bite off a man's ear and spit it in his face.

The journalist-activist Glenn Greenwald tweeted his cackling delight in the harm he and his associate Edward Snowden have done.

The lunch trade had slowed to a gaggle of cackling tourists at the venerable Peppermill restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip.

A man with your tongue would be an affinity for a cackling old woman!

Whichever I summoned came flapping up to me, cackling or crowing as the case might be, whether cock or hen.

Cermigniani and Melillo were listening to the brilliant tittle-tattle of Bencini, with his cackling speech and his dry laugh.

Ma, who was greatly concerned during the turn of affairs, suffered from prolonged attacks of cackling.

I fling myself upon it, tear the little drawer open—hurl the bundle of letters into the grate with a cackling laugh.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cackling, such as: chortle, giggle, quack, blather, snicker, and cluck.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.