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chuckle about (someone or something)

To laugh about someone or something. I was still chuckling about that scene in the movie the next day. Are you guys chuckling about how I just tripped up the steps?
See also: chuckle

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 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.
See also: chuckle

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 ?
From above came the peals of the old prince's voice, and the chuckle of Katavasov.
For a single moment Raffles looked venomous; then he shrugged and smiled, and the smile grew into a little cynical chuckle.
Barry and Paul - aka The Chuckle Brothers - take a trip down the yellow brick road in The Chuckles of Oz on stage on Saturday August 29.
The youngsters and their parents also got the chance to meet stars of The Chuckles of Oz , led by the Chuckle Brothers, along with Phil Corbitt, who plays the Cowardly Lion, Danny Potts, the Tin Man, and Darlington performer Beth Stobbart, as Glinda the Good Witch.
The youngsters and their parents also got the chance to meet stars of The Chuck-Chuckles of Oz , led by the Chuckle Brothers, along with Phil Corbitt, who plays the Cowardly Lion, Danny Potts, the Tin Man, and Darlington performer Beth Stobbart, as Glinda the Good Witch.
Kookaburra Chuckles escaped from the Five Sisters Zoo in West Lothian after his enclosure was hit by high winds at the weekend.
Monty's chuckles seem to make me chuckle (a chain reaction I usually only associate with yawning and vomiting) and I've also laughed heartily this week while watching American duo Ben Crane, Hunter Mahan, Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson strutting their stuff in their new boyband.
But there were more than a few chuckles when, moments before the telly man's arrival at Guinness, one of the highprofile guests quipped: "How appropriate he's coming here.
Eason's calling repertory included a short hail call built on the four-to-six-note hen mallard's call, with a potpourri of clucks and chuckles when the birds were overhead.
Undeterred the Chuckles get the job of running the restaurant where the map is thought to be, and much merriment, mayhem and madness ensues.
With the recent natural disasters, terrorist killings and political hysteria, we all could use a ton of chuckles.
Short (often just one-page) stories cats, dogs and horses and more will resonate with pet lovers and provide smiles and chuckles aplenty, while the heart-touching pieces about losing a pet offer comfort in trying times.
Ilchester's Cheesy Chuckles Cheese portioned in 17 or 20g Chuckles is an ideal convenient snack for kids lunchboxes.
While their older brothers continued as the Patton Brothers they became more and more involved w ith The Chuckles on t elevision, Jimmy as a character named Mr.
CHUCKLES the Clown tucks in with Shannon Emily Docker, aged six, as she helps launch a new menu at Richard Lee School in Coventry.