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synonyms for chortling

  • cackle
  • chuckle
  • giggle
  • snicker
  • crow
  • guffaw
  • hee-haw
  • snort
  • titter
  • sniggle
  • teehee
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How to use chortling in a sentence

In the hold, Kerk and Meta had opened some of the crates and were chortling with joy over their lethal contents.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
Chortling with glee, Charon tottered back to his station and put one hand across the beam of a photo-electric eye.
SATAN AND THE COMRADESRALPH BENNITT
With exceeding generosity he was not eating a grain himself, but scratching and chortling encouragingly.
THE GOLDEN BIRDMARIA THOMPSON DAVIESS
The chortling truck gasped at the curves and tugged on the straightaway, but Robert Fairchild had ceased to hear.
THE CROSS-CUTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
The exclamation was caused by the sound of a voice, not in speaking, but in chortling, 54 as if pleased over something.
THE BOY PATROL AROUND THE COUNCIL FIREEDWARD SYLVESTER ELLIS
We camped there for noon, and though the mosquitoes were terrific we were all chortling with joy.
THE TRAIL OF THE GOLDSEEKERSHAMLIN GARLAND
I can imagine mother and the rest of the women chortling and glorying over the runaway wife brought back.
A RECONSTRUCTED MARRIAGEAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
But—well, there, you ain't scored this round; and yer foes is a-chortling with joy!
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 104, MARCH 11, 1893VARIOUS
But he was not giving this matter much thought as he emptied the swill-pails to the chortling hogs.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
"'Course they'll all get together to-morrow and have it in for us," said the Gutter Pup, chortling.
SKIPPY BEDELLEOWEN JOHNSON
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WORDS RELATED TO CHORTLING

  • amusement
  • cachinnation
  • cackle
  • chortle
  • chortling
  • chuckle
  • chuckling
  • crack-up
  • crow
  • crowing
  • fit
  • gesture
  • giggle
  • giggling
  • glee
  • guffaw
  • guffawing
  • har-de-har
  • hilarity
  • howling
  • laugh
  • merriment
  • mirth
  • peal
  • rejoicing
  • roar
  • roaring
  • shout
  • shouting
  • shriek
  • snicker
  • snigger
  • snort
  • sound
  • tehee
  • titter
  • yuck
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.