Origin of chortle
OTHER WORDS FROM chortlechortler, noun
How to use chortle in a sentence
She chortled that Dubya was affable but a policy buffoon; she actually liked him personally, but hated his politics.
The grin was even wider now and he actually chortled as he thumbed a button on his console.The Repairman|Harry Harrison
"He didn't need no field glass to see you was a suspicious character, by golly," chortled Slim.The Happy Family|Bertha Muzzy Bower
"You'll give it to the police, all right," chortled Mr. Smedburg.The Red Cross Girl|Richard Harding Davis