Pronunciation of Chuckle
/t͡ʃˈʌkə͡l/, /tʃˈʌkəl/, /tʃ_ˈʌ_k_əl/
Synonyms for chuckle:
bray, snort, gale.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
laugh softly, chortle.
Usage examples for chuckle:
- " I heard you was lookin' for me," she said, with a chuckle, " but you seemed kind o' s'prised after all." - "Stories of the Foot-hills", Margaret Collier Graham.
- He thought of his journey with a chuckle. - "The Turnstile", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.
- " Maybe what happened'll teach ye a lesson, but I got m' doubts," interposed the old trapper with a chuckle. - "Swamp Island", Mildred A. Wirt.