verb (used without object), chor·tled, chor·tling.
verb (used with object), chor·tled, chor·tling.
Words nearby chortle
Origin of chortle
OTHER WORDS FROM chortlechor·tler, noun
Examples from the Web for chortled
She chortled that Dubya was affable but a policy buffoon; she actually liked him personally, but hated his politics.
I find Ive bin lookin for a faithful spouse in the wrong direction, Mrs. Laing, he chortled.The Message|Louis Tracy
"We gave them a licking they won't forget so quickly," Pepe chortled.The Five Arrows|Allan Chase
As the Cub spun around he banged Scotty with his free hand and chortled with glee.Smugglers' Reef|John Blaine