chortle - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] literary 

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/ˈtʃɔː(r)t(ə)l/
present tense
I/you/we/theychortle
he/she/itchortles
present participlechortling
past tensechortled
past participlechortled
  1. to laugh because you are enjoying something
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derived word

chortle

 

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noun [countable]
singularchortle
pluralchortles