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Definition of Chuckle


  1. To call, as a hen her chickens; to cluck.
  2. To fondle; to cocker.
  3. A short, suppressed laugh; the expression of satisfaction, exultation, or derision.
  4. To laugh in a suppressed or broken manner, as expressing inward satisfaction, exultation, or derision.

Chuckle Quotations

If by chance some day you're not feeling well and you should remember some silly thing I've said or done and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart, then my purpose as your clown has been fulfilled.
Red Skelton

The appreciative smile, the chuckle, the soundless mirth, so important to the success of comedy, cannot be understood unless one sits among the audience and feels the warmth created by the quality of laughter that the audience takes home with it.
James Thurber

We cannot be kind to each other here for even an hour. We whisper, and hint, and chuckle and grin at our brother's shame; however you take it we men are a little breed.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

I confess I sometimes sneak a peek at 'The Big Bang Theory.' I chuckle at their antics. But I cringe when they portray physicists as clueless nerds who are doormats when it comes to picking up women.
Michio Kaku

Somehow it's O.K. for people to chuckle about not being good at math. Yet if I said, 'I never learned to read,' they'd say I was an illiterate dolt.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Chuckle Translations

chuckle in French is glousser
chuckle in German is glucksen, kichern
chuckle in Spanish is risita
chuckle in Swedish is skrocka
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