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chuckle about someone or something

 and chuckle over someone or something
to giggle about someone or something. I had to chuckle about Wally and his story about that broken-down old car. We chuckled over how angry Jed was.
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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.
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So, the next time someone asks you if you are responsible for transporting campers to and from your camp, there is no need for silence and a sigh, let out a chuckle and confidently respond that you transport hundreds of campers, and it is well under control.
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Slowly, the wounded hero's frown would change into a smile and he'd then break into a little chuckle.
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