Meaning chortle
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chortle


coined 1872 by Lewis Carroll in "Through the Looking Glass," perhaps from chuckle and snort. Related: Chortled; chortling. As a noun, from 1903.
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chortle


(n) a soft partly suppressed laugh(v) laugh quietly or with restraint
Source: beedictionary.com

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chortle


A joyful, somewhat muffled laugh, rather like a snorting chuckle. ''He frequently interrupted himself with chortles while he told us his favorite joke.''
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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