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CHORTLE

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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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Meaning:

A soft partly suppressed laugh

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

chortle; chuckle

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

laugh; laughter (the sound of laughing)


CHORTLE (verb)


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Meaning:

Laugh quietly or with restraint

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

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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