chortle

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Synonyms for chortle

Synonyms for chortle

to laugh quietly

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Synonyms for chortle

a soft partly suppressed laugh

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laugh quietly or with restraint

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Now, friends chortling over an 'it was this big' tale, may be silenced by a mobile-phone image.
Outwitting the cops and beating the courts is not something we should be chortling about.
The New Yorker's account depicts attorney Coale openly chortling over the success of the tobacco lawyers in getting the media to sing in unison out of their songbook.
The highly incorrect Ken was puffing away at a large Havana but resisted chortling at the harpies: "Welcome to the tobacco lobby
When loosing a bon mot against politicians in The New York Review of Books or chortling his way through a review of the current vulgar best sellers, Gore Vidal is more intent on turning the arch phrase than on presenting an idea; political ideas, especially, are for him mere excuses to display his exquisite moves.
On July 4, the two QUEENs, with calliopes chortling, will compete in a true six-mile race into St.
Chances of that since you moved to E20 are pretty slim (unless of course you are chortling like the rest of us at Stefan Booth's bad acting).
STILL chortling over last week's story about randy ref Mike McCurry demanding the introduction of video evidence.
She looks fantastic, taking on the youngsters and chortling "Eat your heart out, Madonna.
But even the chortling councillors won't be banking on them seeing the joke.
The chortling Martians from the 32- year-old advert for Smash instant potato were third.
NAUGHTY AND NICE: James Gandolfini and Ben Affleck pulled a snow job Thursday - complete with a red-suited Santa in wrap-around shades, glitzy Christmas trees, chortling carolers, faux snow and a bleacher of fans in green stocking caps - for the premiere of ``Surviving Christmas.