verb (used without object), chuck·led, chuck·ling.
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OTHER WORDS FROM chucklechuckler, nounchuck·ling·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for chuckle
There’s nothing out here but the sound of my blood circulating, the distant chuckle of the river and the occasional hand of wind that sweeps through the branches overhead.He escaped the cacophony by strapping on snowshoes and slipping into the Great North Woods|Miles Howard|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Linguist Don Nilsen points out that chuckles and belly laughs seldom happen when alone, supporting their strong social role.Laughing Is Good For Your Mind And Your Body – Here’s What The Research Shows|LGBTQ-Editor|November 23, 2020|No Straight News
Their similar fashion sense gave them both a chuckle and eased the tension.Date Lab update: Their boots matched, at least! Here’s what happened next.|Damona Hoffman|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
So by all rights, Berg’s tweet should have done what all other Chris discourse does by now and generate a mild chuckle from a few people before quietly fading away.How Chris Pratt became the internet’s least favorite Chris|Constance Grady|October 22, 2020|Vox
I admit, I chuckled when I read the phrase “boomtown effects” in the New York report.
Rich, the married father of two young boys, chuckled accommodatingly.
And so the 20 or so people, sitting alone at the Empire 25 in Times Square, chuckled quietly.
Vallée chuckled, responding, “Never,” and asking whether there were even any trans actors.
As I moved past the T-shirts, two guys walking past me looked back, and one chuckled.Preparing for War in Indianapolis: Inside the NRA Plot to Terrify America|Cliff Schecter|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I most humbly thank your lordship," replied the butler with an air of profound gratitude, as he chuckled in his sleeve.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
“But you know you like to be robbed for a good cause,” chuckled Amy, who chanced to hear these comments.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
The folks that know it all are the squabs, chuckled Bobby, referring to the freshman class.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
The respectable fish-curer chuckled, and patted his protégé on the back.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
This was the first that his grandfather had heard about school, but he agreed with Henry, and chuckled to himself.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner