chuckle definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To laugh quietly or even oneself.
    • To cluck or chuck, as a hen.
    • To laugh in a suppressed or broken manner, as revealing inward satisfaction, exultation, or derision.
    • To laugh quietly or even to yourself.
    • To cluck or chuck, as a hen.
    • To laugh in a suppressed or broken manner, as revealing inward pleasure, exultation, or derision.
  • noun:
    • A quiet laugh of mild enjoyment or pleasure.
    • A quiet laugh.
    • a quick, suppressed laugh; the expression of pleasure, exultation, or derision.
    • the phone call of a hen to the woman younger; a cluck.
    • A sly suppressed laugh, expressive of pleasure, exultation, or the like; thus, any comparable sound.
    • a soft partially suppressed laugh
    • A quiet laugh of mild amusement or satisfaction.
    • A quiet laugh.
    • a quick, suppressed laugh; the expression of pleasure, exultation, or derision.
    • the decision of a hen to the woman younger; a cluck.
    • A sly suppressed laugh, expressive of pleasure, exultation, or the like; ergo, any comparable sound.
    • a soft partly suppressed laugh
  • verb:
    • To laugh quietly or inwardly.
    • Sounds produced by chicken.
    • laugh quietly or with restraint
    • To laugh quietly or inwardly.
    • appears made by chicken.
    • laugh quietly or with discipline
  • verb-transitive:
    • To phone, as a hen her chickens; to cluck.
    • To fondle; to cocker.
    • To call, as a hen this lady birds; to cluck.
    • To fondle; to cocker.
  • others:
    • In order to make a clucking sound, as a hen.
    • To laugh in a suppressed, covert, or sly way; express inward satisfaction, derision, or exultation by subdued laughter.
    • To phone by chucking or clucking, as a hen this lady girls.
    • as a chuckle.
    • To chuck underneath the chin; fondle.
    • To rock upon its center while rotating, due to the fact runner of a grinding-mill.
    • To make a clucking noise, as a hen.
    • To laugh in a suppressed, covert, or sly fashion; express inward satisfaction, derision, or exultation by subdued laughter.
    • To call by chucking or clucking, as a hen the lady girls.
    • as a chuckle.
    • To chuck in chin; fondle.
    • To rock upon its center while rotating, because the runner of a grinding-mill.

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