Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
chuckle

chuck·le

chuckle

 
 
pronunciation:
chuh kl
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
features:
Word Combinations (verb, noun), Word Explorer
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.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a soft or half-suppressed laugh.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivations: chucklingly (adv.), chuckler (n.)
Word Explorer
See
  emotion, happiness