chuckle

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Synonyms for chuckle

Synonyms for chuckle

to laugh quietly

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Synonyms for chuckle

a soft partly suppressed laugh

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laugh quietly or with restraint

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It laughed and chuckled when it heard Timmy's story.
Having preferred this request, Mr Willet chuckled a third time, and after these unusual demonstrations of levity, he put his pipe in his mouth again.
chuckled Peg, who, on her knees before the fire, was feeding it with fragments of the box, and grinning in most devilish exultation.
And he chuckled, while Christine gave a cry of pain.
And he crawled quietly underneath a friendly bush--much as he had done when Robin undertook to teach Will Scarlet a lesson--and chuckled softly to himself and slapped his thigh and prepared to watch the fight at his ease.
He never came out of the entrance, of that I was certain; yet at the end of several minutes he chuckled at my elbow.
And, wanting Skipper, in his helplessness and youngness in experience of the world, he whimpered and cried his heart out across the companion combing, and was too clean and direct in his sorrow to be deflected by an outburst of anger against the niggers, on deck and below, who chuckled at him and derided him.
So Martin unearthed a carbon copy of "Star-dust," and during the reading of it Brissenden chuckled, rubbed his hands, and forgot to sip his toddy.
He chuckled over the discovery of the remarkable similarity between the sheep-dog and himself, and the sheep and the public--and then burst upon Isabel with a second question.
About midnight in they came, dancing and skipping, hopped round the room, and then went to sit down to their work as usual; but when they saw the clothes lying for them, they laughed and chuckled, and seemed mightily delighted.