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chuckle


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chuckle  \Chuc"kle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Chuckled};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Chuckling}.]  [From  lst  {Chuck}.] 
  1.  To  call  as  a  hen  her  chickens;  to  cluck.  [Obs.]  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  fondle;  to  cocker.  [Obs.]  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chuckle  \Chuc"kle\,  n. 
  A  short,  suppressed  laugh;  the  expression  of  satisfaction, 
  exultation,  or  derision. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chuckle  \Chuc"kle\,  v.  i.  [From  lst  {Chuck}.] 
  To  laugh  in  a  suppressed  or  broken  manner,  as  expressing 
  inward  satisfaction,  exultation,  or  derision. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chuckle 
  n  :  a  soft  partly  suppressed  laugh  [syn:  {chortle}] 
  v  :  laugh  quietly  or  with  restraint  [syn:  {chortle},  {laugh 
  softly}] 




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