chuckle

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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 appeared to the young man that the Guards, on seeing him depart, chuckled among themselves.
When the honest mint-master weighed his plump daughter against the pine-tree shillings I chuckled audibly at the joke.
Jacob, you understand, was not an intense idiot, but within a certain limited range knew how to choose the good and reject the evil: he took one lozenge, by way of test, and sucked it as if he had been a philosopher; then, in as great an ecstacy at its new and complex savour as Caliban at the taste of Trinculo's wine, chuckled and stroked this suddenly beneficent brother, and held out his hand for more; for, except in fits of anger, Jacob was not ferocious or needlessly predatory.
Dan Grady chuckled as he blew for the fiftieth time into the breech of his speckless rifle.
Finding no ready-made opportunity to tell his story, Newman pondered these things more dispassionately than might have been expected; he stretched his legs, as usual, and even chuckled a little, appreciatively and noiselessly.
It was a tale told serially by Cloke in the barn, or his wife in the dairy, the last chapters reserved for the kitchen o' nights by the big fire, when the two had been half the day exploring about the house, where old Iggulden, of the blue smock, cackled and chuckled to see them.
He threw himself back in the chair, chuckled, and was silent.
Yes - and of the Wheel of Life,' he chuckled, 'for we be craftsmen together, thou and I.
I left him seated amid his pink radiance, oiling the lock of his favorite rifle, while he still chuckled to himself at the thought of the adventures which awaited us.
The old lady chuckled, crumpled her lids, and went through the pantomime of archness.
He remembered that the Casualty Sister had told him how people oftener did away with themselves for want of money than for want of love; and he chuckled when he thought that he was an exception.
And we chuckled to think how wet they were going to get, and came back and stirred the fire, and got our books, and arranged our specimens of seaweed and cockle shells.
Then he chuckled gleefully as they followed him silently down the steep slant.
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.