chuckle

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Related to chuckling: laugh at, snickered

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 ?
You may also picture the editor in his office thinking he was behaving like a shrewd man of business, and unconscious that up in the north there was an elderly lady chuckling so much at him that she could scarcely scrape the potatoes.
He ignored the chuckling, grinning, girding black boys, who, but for the fact that he was under the terrible aegis of the big fella white marster, would have delighted to kill and eat the puppy who, in the process of training, was proving a most capable nigger-chaser.
Look again, and guess what those are," answered Uncle Mac, chuckling and enjoying it all like a boy.
muttered Squeers, looking as amiable as he possibly could the while; for Peg's eye was upon him, and she was chuckling fearfully, as though in delight at having made a choice repartee, 'Do you see this?
Mrs Sliderskew, with much blinking and chuckling, and with looks expressive of her strong admiration of Mr Squeers, his person, manners, and conversation, replied that the rheumatics were better.
It's nothing partickler,' said Mr Willet, chuckling again.
They appeared in Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper, in Edvard Munch's Scream and Whistler's Mother, and as Dogs (and Chuckle Brothers) Playing Poker and The Chuckling Cavalier.
Sebon Pur, made by Llandysul-based Chuckling Goat, was rated nine out of 10 against the traditional product, which only scored a two.
NO wonder there's a lot of chuckling going on among this lot .
The Chuckling Sky': here comes fear lurching down the trail, cocksure, with a fierce strut, snapping passing branches.
A belly chuckling read of the first magnitude, "Champagne And Caviar Again?
Whenever he would go to a screening, he would sit there chuckling to himself.
In that sense," Ek says, without chuckling, "Sweden has been well served.
As with some Black Arts poets, there is sometimes the masculine posturing of that earlier era in this second book, but Hoagland executes this with such irony that the reader is left chuckling instead of exasperated.
I'm still chuckling to myself about all the stories, mishaps, and kick-ass shows we had.