Definition: laugh quietly
Definition: laugh quietly
Sentences Containing 'chuckle'
'That's rather a chuckle-headed fellow for the girl; isn't he?'
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.
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.
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.
Ross Langager of PopMatters noted that their cover "sparks an initial chuckle of recognition but soon after becomes more than a bit unfortunate".
She explained: "I'm probably the only nerd that gets a chuckle from this, but what the heck.
The Asda superstore allegedly attracts more customers than the larger Asda Cribbs Causeway also in Bristol, the store was used as the location for the supermarket in a 1994 episode of Chucklevision where the Chuckle Brothers make their own supermarket to rival the Asda.
The landlord chuckled again with his lean chuckle, and seemed to be mightily tickled at something beyond my comprehension.
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.
``And Fernand,''said Caderousse with a chuckle;``Fernand, too, is invited!''
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::: apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
::: odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
::: vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
::: spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
::: inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
::: permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
::: nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
::: shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
::: frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear