Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: chuckle
IPA transcription: [tʃ'ʌkəl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: chortle, chuckle
    Meaning: a soft partly suppressed laugh
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: chuckle, chortle, laugh_softly
    Meaning: laugh quietly or with restraint
Usage examples
  • It was a throaty little chuckle, pleasant to hear.
  • Before he could reply Johnny Chuck began to chuckle.
  • "He means himself and his family," he whispered with a chuckle.
  • Then with something like a chuckle she drew out a soft, pale creature with four wobbly legs.
  • But you know there is no such thing as choice in reality, say what you like," you will interpose with a chuckle.
  • They could see, however, that the top of the, rock was flat, and Mukoki called attention to this fact with an exultant chuckle.
  • "About that," said I, with an inward chuckle, for I, of course, did not tell Henriette of eight beauties I had kept out of the returns for myself.
  • Heads were thrust out of the windows as the two vanished up the dusty pike, and an old graybeard loafing in front of the corner grocery gave an amused chuckle.