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Word: chuckle

Definition: laugh quietly


Sentences Containing 'chuckle'

As the sparrow had its trill, sitting on the hickory before my door, so had I my chuckle or suppressed warble which he might hear out of my nest.
``And Fernand,''said Caderousse with a chuckle;``Fernand, too, is invited!''
It is not that chickens have lost all fear, but fear only of dogs and cats, for if the hen gives the danger chuckle they will run (more especially young turkeys) from under her and conceal themselves in the surrounding grass or thickets; and this is evidently done for the instinctive purpose of allowing, as we see in wild ground-birds, their mother to fly away.
It was kind of solemn, drifting down the big, still river, laying on our backs looking up at the stars, and we didn't ever feel like talking loud, and it warn't often that we laughed--only a little kind of a low chuckle.
'That's rather a chuckle-headed fellow for the girl; isn't he?'
They stood there a-thinking and scratching their heads a minute, and the duke he bust into a kind of a little raspy chuckle, and says: "It does beat all how neat the niggers played their hand.
This nigger had a good-natured, chuckle-headed face, and his wool was all tied up in little bunches with thread.
I thought I heard something stir inside--to be explicit, I thought I heard a sound like a chuckle--but I must have been mistaken.
The landlord chuckled again with his lean chuckle, and seemed to be mightily tickled at something beyond my comprehension.

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