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See definition of chuckling on Dictionary.com
  • as ingurgling
  • as inlaughter
  • as inheehaw

synonyms for chuckling

  • babbling
  • bubbling
  • burbling
  • cackle
  • chortle
  • chuckle
  • crow
  • fit
  • gesture
  • giggle
  • giggling
  • guffaw
  • howling
  • peal
  • rejoicing
  • rippling
  • roar
  • shout
  • shriek
  • snicker
  • amusement
  • cachinnation
  • glee
  • hilarity
  • merriment
  • mirth
  • snigge
  • amusement
  • chuckle
  • giggle
  • glee
  • guffaw
  • hilarity
  • laugh
  • mirth
  • roar
  • shout
  • shriek
  • snicker
  • cachinnation
  • cackle
  • chortle
  • crow
  • crowing
  • fit
  • howling
  • merriment
  • peal
  • rejoicing
  • roaring
  • snigger
  • snort
  • titter
  • chortling
  • giggling
  • guffawing
  • har-de-har
  • tee-hee
  • yuck
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How to use chuckling in a sentence

The galling part of it was that Aunt Linda knew, and was chuckling, so to speak, over my discomfiture.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Aristide went away chuckling, highly diverted by the success of his first effort.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Plenty more wery like it,” said Dick, chuckling, “and to be had wery much on the same terms.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
He got up, planted both feet on it and teetered back and forth, chuckling up at Bud with his eyes squinted.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
But a sharp observer might have detected him chuckling down deep in his throat as the colonel and the squire stormed and raged.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Then she lay down again, chuckling softly as she did when the mouse escaped, even though it was to gnaw her cheese.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
My lips were buried in the megaphone; I strove to speak; I only produced a ghastly, chuckling sound.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
It also has the idea of "triumphing," and is generally used to mean "chuckling (either inwardly or outwardly) in triumph."
STORIES THAT WORDS TELL USELIZABETH O'NEILL
Pomp grinned, and broke off some thick leaves to carefully clean the sullied end, chuckling merrily the while.
MASS' GEORGEGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Chub, chuckling to himself over the neat way fortune was coming to their aid, once more climbed into the wagon.
MOTOR MATT'S DARING, OR, TRUE TO HIS FRIENDSSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO CHUCKLING

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