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chortle

chor·tle

chortle

 
pronunciation:
chor tl
parts of speech:
transitive verb & intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: chortled, chortles, chortling
definition: to give or express with, a snorting chuckle.
He chortled as he remembered the various pranks he pulled on his roommate in college.
synonyms:
snicker, snigger
similar words:
cackle, chuckle, crow, snort
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a snorting chuckle.
synonyms:
snicker, snigger
similar words:
cackle, chuckle, snort
derivation: chortler (n.)