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chortle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of chortle

  1. an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement <the joke provoked a sudden chortle from a bystander> Synonyms belly laugh, boff (or boffo), boffola, cachinnation, cackle, laugh, chuckle, giggle, guffaw, hee-haw, horselaugh, laughter, snicker, snigger, titter, twitterRelated Words crow, whoop; grin, simper, smile, smirkNear Antonyms cry, groan, moan, sob, wail; face, frown, grimace, lower (also lour), mouth, pout, scowl




chortle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chortle

  1. to show mirth with an explosive vocal sound <audiences might chortle gently during the movie's amusing bits, but there are few knee-slappers> Synonyms break up, cackle, laugh, chuckle, crack up, giggle, hee-haw, roar, scream, snicker, titter, twitterRelated Words grin, smileNear Antonyms bawl, blubber, cry, sob, weep; howl, scream, squall, wail, yowl; bleat, pule, whimper, whine; sniffle, snivel; groan, moan, sigh




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