chortle with (a particular quality)

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chortle with (a particular quality)

To give a laugh or chuckle filled with some particular emotion or quality. I couldn't help but chortle with delight when I saw the little girl feed her ice cream cone to her dog. I began chortling with amusement over Tom's ridiculous comments.
See also: chortle, particular
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SO, Maureen Messent thinks we should all chortle with joy at the continuing joke called John Sergeant who manages to get progressively worse as the weeks go by on Strictly Come Dancing.