What does chortle mean?

Definitions for chortleˈtʃɔr tl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word chortle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chortle, chuckle(verb)

    a soft partly suppressed laugh

  2. chuckle, chortle, laugh softly(verb)

    laugh quietly or with restraint


  1. chortle(Noun)

    A joyful, somewhat muffled laugh, rather like a snorting chuckle.

    He frequently interrupted himself with chortles while he told us his favorite joke.

  2. chortle(Verb)

    To laugh with a chortle or chortles.

    The old fellow chortled as he recalled his youthful adventures.

  3. Origin: Coined by Lewis Carroll in his poem Jabberwocky, perhaps as a .


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chortle in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chortle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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