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chuckle

chuck·le

chuckle

 
 
pronunciation:
chuh kl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: chuckled, chuckles, chuckling
definition 1: to laugh softly or in a half-suppressed manner.
definition 2: to cluck, as a hen.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a soft or half-suppressed laugh.
derivations: chucklingly (adv.), chuckler (n.)
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