chuckle chuckle  /ˈtʃə kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a soft partly suppressed laugh
  2. (v) laugh quietly or with restraint

Synonym(s)

News

  1. 15 Animal Puns Ewe Can't Live Without

    Animal puns: nature's greatest achievement since narwhals. Puns bring a sprinkle of eye-rolling hilarity to everyday life. Sure, they don't exactly qualify as high-brow humor, but any joke that's good enough for old dad should make you at least chuckle a little. SEE ALSO: 'Damn You Auto Correct' Unveils 11 Funniest Texts of 2012 Prepare to make your friends giggle with unbearable puns, courtesy ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Mashable

  2. DeMarcus Cousins not discussing the Kings

    So how does Cousins feel about the Kings’ new regime? There was a pause, followed by a “no comment” and a chuckle from the 22-year-old center, who’s entering his fourth season in the NBA. Cousins, who usually has a lot to say, is back in Sacramento this week, hosting the DeMarcus Cousins Elite Skills Camp for youths [...]
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Inside Hoops

  3. Finding the comedy in ag-gag

    The Daily Show on Twitter While some people may not get a chuckle out of the ongoing debate between agriculture producers and animal rights groups, a recent news expose on The Daily Show with John Stewart found a way to coax laughter out of the grim circumstances.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Dairy Herd

Quotes

  1. "It's been a lot of fun," McGinley said after his ouster. "You know, I know there's a lot of guys sitting at home with a beer in their hand having a little chuckle at me. You know what? Thank you for that. I appreciate it. I'm one of the...
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: Ted McGinley Source: Washington Post

  2. "They find the absurdity of who we are in every situation. That's what they're fantastic at. Even in a movie as tense as this, they give you the ability to kind of chuckle and inhale and take a breath," said Brolin. "You never know what's...
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Josh Brolin Source: Washington Post

  3. "You just kind of chuckle about it and play on," said Vaughn Taylor, the other man in Player's threesome, who shot 71.
    on Apr 6, 2007 By: Vaughn Taylor Source: FOX News

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