My partner, a fellow Iraq veteran and volunteer with the disaster response nonprofit Team Rubicon, chuckled in agreement.
My wife repeated the famous old story, and we all chuckled at those long-ago silly fears.
And so the 20 or so people, sitting alone at the Empire 25 in Times Square, chuckled quietly.
"At the time, I just wanted a low-key job in journalism," Wu chuckled.
“We joke in Pasadena that every time Obama opened his mouth our phone would ring,” chuckled Wilson.
"You may be augustly sure he is not," chuckled the cruel Mata.
"I s'pose not," chuckled Sim, as he went off with the wheelbarrow.
"Mrs. Gaynor seems to live up to her theories, at any rate," chuckled Stephen.
She pondered for a while, then had a sudden brain-wave and chuckled.
He chuckled as he went to his kit and dug out a small rubber bag.
1590s, frequentative of Middle English chukken "make a clucking noise" (late 14c.), of echoic origin. It originally meant "noisy laughter." Related: Chuckled; chuckling.
1754, from chuckle (v.).