HyperDic: chortle

English > 2 senses of the word chortle:
VERBbodychortle, chuckle, laugh softlylaugh quietly or with restraint
NOUNcommunicationchortle, chucklea soft partly suppressed laugh
chortle > pronunciation
Soundschao'rtahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > chortle: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA soft partly suppressed laugh.
Synonymchuckle
Broaderlaugh, laughterThe sound of laughing
Spanishcarcajada, risita
Catalanrialleta
Verbschortlelaugh quietly or with restraint
English > chortle: 2 senses > verb 1, body
Meaninglaugh quietly or with restraint.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymschuckle, laugh softly
Broaderlaugh, express joy, express mirthproduce laughter
Spanishreírse ahogadamente, reírse bajito, reírse entre dientes
Catalanriure
Nounschortlea soft partly suppressed laugh

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