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synonyms for chortle

  • cackle
  • chuckle
  • giggle
  • laugh
  • snicker
  • crow
  • guffaw
  • hee-haw
  • snort
  • titter
  • sniggle
  • tee-hee
See also synonyms for: chortled / chortling
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How to use chortle in a sentence

It rose again—it was like a perplexing cheep and chirrup, changing to a chortle of glee.
A REVERSIBLE SANTA CLAUSMEREDITH NICHOLSON
I thought you were a good enough pal not to want to chortle over me—as I know Geoffrey will—should the thing turn out a frost!
THE HERMIT OF FAR ENDMARGARET PEDLER
You flourish the "pass" signed by "A" in triumph, and with a chortle, point to the signature.
SIXTEEN MONTHS IN FOUR GERMAN PRISONSHENRY CHARLES MAHONEY
Im larnin how to git along with Jane Ann, declared Mr. Hicks, with a delighted chortle, and pinching the freckled girl beside him.
RUTH FIELDING AT SILVER RANCHALICE B. EMERSON
They will not actually steal, but they will cheat you every time and chortle over it.
THE AMERICAN EGYPTCHANNING ARNOLD
And he must have felt the triumphant, incoherent chortle that gushed from my mind.
THE TELENIZERDON THOMPSON
The convention on the landing understood every chortle in a truly marvellous way.
THE RIVER AND IJOHN G. NEIHARDT
A dirty, yellow hand seized the bag; there was a chortle of exultation, and the two scurried out of the room.
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
They spoke at once in an angry chatter and confused chortle of sounds, which, if eloquent, were wholly insufficient.
THE SIEGE OF MAFEKING (1900)J. ANGUS HAMILTON.
Eli began to chortle, and Hannah stirred in her sleep, throwing both chubby arms over her head.
THE LITTLE MIXERLILLIAN NICHOLSON SHEARON
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WORDS RELATED TO CHORTLE

  • chortle
  • chuckle
  • cluck
  • crow
  • gibber
  • giggle
  • gobble
  • guffaw
  • laugh
  • quack
  • snicker
  • snigger
  • titter
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