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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chortle mean? 

CHORTLE (noun)
  The noun CHORTLE has 1 sense:

1. a soft partly suppressed laugh

  Familiarity information: CHORTLE used as a noun is very rare.

CHORTLE (verb)
  The verb CHORTLE has 1 sense:

1. laugh quietly or with restraint

  Familiarity information: CHORTLE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CHORTLE (noun)

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A soft partly suppressed laugh

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


chortle; chuckle

Hypernyms ("chortle" is a kind of...):

laugh; laughter (the sound of laughing)

CHORTLE (verb)

Sense 1chortle [BACK TO TOP]


Laugh quietly or with restraint

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care


chortle; chuckle; laugh softly

Hypernyms (to "chortle" is one way to...):

express joy; express mirth; laugh (produce laughter)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

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