Definition of chuckle
- He chuckled as he read the comic strip.
- the clear bright water chuckled over gravel
- —B. A. Williams
She chuckled at the memory of what he had said.
everyone dutifully chuckled at the professor's intended jokes
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: to laugh in a quiet way
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