Synonyms of chuckle
laughDictionary • He chuckled appreciatively at her riposte.
laugh • He laughed with pleasure when people said he looked like his Dad.
giggle • Both girls began to giggle.
snigger • The tourists snigger at the locals' outdated ways and dress.
chortle • He began chortling like an idiot.
titter • Mention sex therapy and most people will titter with embarrassment.
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chortleTo chortle means to laugh in a way that shows you are very pleased.
• He began chortling like an idiot.
• The old man broke into a wheezy chortle of amusement.
giggleIf someone giggles, they laugh in a childlike way, because they are amused, nervous, or embarrassed.
• Both girls began to giggle.
Thesaurus for chuckle from the Collins English Thesaurus