chortle

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chortle about someone or something

 and chortle over someone or something
to chuckle or giggle about someone or something funny. I was chortling about Elaine's silly puppy for a long time. Elaine chortled about me and my dislike for cats.
See also: chortle

chuckle with something

 and chortle with something
to giggle in some manner because one is gleeful or happy. He chuckled with unsuppressed mirth at the antics of the strangely dressed people. Sally chortled with glee at the thought of Ken slipping on the ice.
See also: chuckle
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I just want to tell you a couple of things that I hope you think are a little bit sweet,'' she chortled, and then told the audience she would name all the Groundlings she had slept with.
He chortled away during the show in which Dempsey & Makepeace hunk Michael Brandon does a great imitation of Jezza.
the evening's host, Sharon Stone, chortled, as she snuggled a male model riding a pink Vespa.
Prescott chortled like the village idiot on laughing gas, clearly not understanding a word, and boasted that he had already phoned his dear old mum.
I've just rung up my parents, and my mother answered the telephone-Dad was asleep on the sofa," chortled the trainer after Paul Doe had brought Gentleman Venture home a length and three-quarters in front of Champagne Rider.
It was beautifully written,'' Falk chortled when we caught up with him at the posh after-party poolside at the W Hotel, where guests sipped white wine and noshed on crabcakes and satays.
Nice one," chortled studio analyst Terry Venables, as the watching millions looked on in utter bewilderment.
The audience chortled as he turned to her and quipped: "Why?
That car has the fastest laps of any extra car here,'' chortled Ron Hemelgarn, who has 1996 Indy winner Buddy Lazier solidly in the field and another Dallara race car that has turned laps above 223 in practice sitting in his garage.
During a recent tour of the building, one official - who insisted on anonymity - chortled when asked if Riordan would be returning to the building.
But one of his mates chortled yesterday: "It sticks out like a sore thumb.
Today, of all the `white hairs' in town, I've got the brass ring,'' Ingle chortled.
Seems just like old times,'' chortled Max McGee, who was a receiver of Bart Starr spirals when the Packers of the tyrant Lombardi were pulverizing the rest of football in the 1960s.