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ˈtʃɔr tlchor·tle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chortle, chuckleverb

    a soft partly suppressed laugh

  2. chuckle, chortle, laugh softlyverb

    laugh quietly or with restraint


  1. chortlenoun

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

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

  2. chortleverb

    To laugh with a chortle or chortles.

    The old fellow chortled as he recalled his youthful adventures.

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

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  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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