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cackle

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement
  • erupted in a high-pitched cackle at the absurdity of the suggestion

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2 friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this
  • the constant cackle of his seat companion made the long flight seem even longer

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cackle

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of cackle (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to engage in casual or rambling conversation
  • a group of old friends who met regularly to laugh and cackle about their glory days

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2 to show mirth with an explosive vocal sound
  • she cackled with glee when her tax-evading neighbor finally got caught

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The first known use of cackle was in the 13th century

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“Cackle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cackle. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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