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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?
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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.
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The Chuckles of Oz will run until Sunday, January 11.
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Use three or four chuckles, just like the ducks sound when they're overhead.
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For comedy duo The Chuckle Brothers are bringing their show the Chuckles of Oz to me and to you and to Teesside audiences later this month.
Sounds range from quick, snappy quacks, to down-and-dirty feed chuckles and clucks to make ducks beg for more.
Aided by the Patton Brothers (Barry and Paul's real-life older brothers, Jimmy and Brian) and a pair of illusionists called Sapphire, the Chuckles served up chuckles aplenty with the wheelchair no obvious hindrance at all.
Children will have double the number of chuckles after TV favourites The Chuckle Brothers added another North East show to their tour.
As ever the Chuckles, real life silly siblings Jimmy and Brian Patton, combine pantomime, music hall, traditional stand-up and slapstick with a little help from the tumbling of The Acromaniacs and the magic of Safire.