verb (used without object), chuck·led, chuck·ling.
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“Our location is strategic because Mongolia sits on the backbone of China, while punching the underbelly of Russia,” says Elbegdorj with a chuckle.'We Face Very Tough Challenges.' How Mongolia Typifies the Problems Posed to Small Countries by China's Rise|Charlie Campbell / Shanghai|April 14, 2021|Time
“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
She would of course always come clean, after everyone enjoyed an awkward chuckle.
“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.”
Ruefully Aristide found no answers save in the general chuckle-headedness of mankind.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
His chuckle stopped as lightning flare threw the shadow of a man across the ground at Joseph's feet.
Jones said this with a chuckle and a sly expression in his face, as he glanced meaningly at his companion.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
"It would be a highly indecent spectacle, my dear," said the vicar with a chuckle.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
His free hand closed over hers, but she snatched her own away with indignation that ended in a chuckle.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope