chuckle with

chuckle with (a particular quality)

To laugh in a particular manner. I couldn't help but chuckle with delight when I saw the little girl feed her ice cream cone to her dog.
See also: chuckle, particular

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
References in classic literature ?
The chuckle with which he said this, and the chuckle with which he paid for the Turkey, and the chuckle with which he paid for the cab, and the chuckle with which he recompensed the boy, were only to be exceeded by the chuckle with which he sat down breathless in his chair again, and chuckled till he cried.
ROYAL favourite Norman Wisdom played the court jester yesterday - and made the Queen chuckle with his trademark funny walk.
The historic event also marks the launch of Chuckle with Chewits -
Chuckle with Chewits is a competition to find the funniest kids joke in the UK and runs from June 1 to September 4, 2000.
Children can enter on line or obtain an entry form by calling 0117 926 6755 or by writing to Chuckle with Chewits, c/o Harrison Cowley, 7th Floor, Broad Quay House, Broad Quay, Bristol BS1 4DJ.
Hundreds of children will be giggling their way into the Guinness Book of Records at Chessington World of Adventures today when they take part in the Chuckle with Chewits Joke-athon.