CHORTLE By: Emma Schardt

Pronunciation: [chawr-tl]

Part of Speech:
a) verb (used without object)
b) verb (used with object)
to chuckle gleefully (verb used without object)
to express with a gleeful chuckle (verb used with object)
a gleeful chuckle (noun)

Sample Sentence:
At my birthday party we all chuckled gleefully.
You express your happiness with a gleeful chuckle.
A gleeful chuckle is a happy laughter.

Variations of the word:
chortled, chortling

Synonyms: cackle, chuckle, giggle, belly laugh

Antonyms: sob, groan, moan, cry