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  • chortler — noun see chortle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chortler — noun One who chortles …   Wiktionary

  • chortler — n. one who laughs aloud …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chortler — chor·tle (chôr’tl) n. ▸ A snorting, joyful laugh or chuckle. intr. & tr.v. chor·tled, chor·tling, chor·tles ▸ To utter a chortle or express with a chortle. ╂ [Blend of CHUCKLE(Cf. ↑chuckle) and SNORT(Cf. ↑ …   Word Histories

  • chortle — chortler, n. /chawr tl/, v., chortled, chortling, n. v.i. 1. to chuckle gleefully. v.t. 2. to express with a gleeful chuckle: to chortle one s joy. n. 3. a gleeful chuckle. [b. CHUCKLE and SNORT; coined by Lewis Carroll in Through the Looking… …   Universalium

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  • chortle — verb (chortled; chortling) Etymology: probably blend of chuckle and snort Date: 1872 intransitive verb 1. to sing or chant exultantly < he chortled in his joy Lewis Carroll > 2. to laugh or chuckle especially in …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chortle — /ˈtʃɔtl / (say chawtl) verb (i) (chortled, chortling) 1. to chuckle with glee. –noun 2. a gleeful chuckle. {blend of chuckle and snort; coined by Lewis Carroll in Through the Looking Glass (1872) –chortler, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • chortle — [chôrt′ l] vi., vt. chortled, chortling [coined by CARROLL Lewis in Through the Looking Glass, prob. CHUCKLE + SNORT] to make, or utter with, a gleeful chuckling or snorting sound n. such a sound chortler n …   English World dictionary

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