Definition: laugh quietly
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?'
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.
She explained: "I'm probably the only nerd that gets a chuckle from this, but what the heck.
Ross Langager of PopMatters noted that their cover "sparks an initial chuckle of recognition but soon after becomes more than a bit unfortunate".
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.
More Vocab Wordsscowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal