verb (used without object), chuck·led, chuck·ling.
Related formschuck·ler, nounchuck·ling·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for chuckle
“I have no idea how many of them have had military training before,” he tells me later with a chuckle.
“We need to call it something else,” Mitchell offered with a chuckle.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“During the test, we tried all the dances and I nailed none of them,” says Boseman with a chuckle.‘Get On Up’ Star Chadwick Boseman on Becoming James Brown—With A Little Help From Mick Jagger|Marlow Stern|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A group of local teens in the small town got a chuckle out of the “rich kid” driving a “funny ass car.”
Before you chuckle, the city is famous for its bagels…think crispy and almost scooped out.
"You named the boat after somebody," continued Stumpy, with something like a chuckle in his tones.The Coming Wave|Oliver Optic
Only the commanding officer leaned out of his window to chuckle at me.A Woman's Impression of the Philippines|Mary H. (Mary Helen) Fee
I wonder if he will chuckle or laugh at my suggestion, or will he grin or roar?The Last Shot|Frederick Palmer
This deposition flatly contradicted the one which Cope had put with a chuckle into his pocket.Back o' the Moon|Oliver Onions
He thought he heard a chuckle—he was certainly pushed far into the court.A Girl of the People|L. T. Meade