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We read out the riddles and had a little chuckle. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The snooty presenter was having a good old chuckle at the opening lines of the song. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Wulfgar chuckled softly and brought her fingers to his lips. Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVEShe said one thing that still makes me chuckle. Joan Rice Sand In My Shoes: Wartime Diaries of a WAAF (2006)Something else to have a good chuckle at. The Sun (2011)But when you get to know him he does like a good chuckle. The Sun (2014)There's bound to be something in this show to give you a chuckle! The Sun (2008)They line up and pose, still chuckling. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He still chuckles as he recalls the day of the finals in Barcelona. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's not true and we are just having a good chuckle about it. The Sun (2009)When people want a wry chuckle over their cornflakes, they should know they can go to me. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I ask him what he most remembers about that day and he gives a dry chuckle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I have a print on my wall today and the memory still brings a chuckle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I normally have a good chuckle to myself for a few days after each episode. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He had a little chuckle. The Sun (2009)He gives a wry chuckle. The Sun (2015)It still makes me chuckle. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I still chuckle about that one. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His English is a little patchy, but he catches her meaning and chuckles softly. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Under these circumstances, the textbook reaction is the dignified, wry chuckle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Supreme Leader gives a guilty chuckle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Good for sensitivity and feelings,' he chuckles. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I chuckled a little bit. Christianity Today (2000)

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Translations for 'chuckle'

British English: chuckle VERB
When you chuckle, you laugh quietly.
The banker chuckled and said, 'Of course not.'
  • American English: chuckle
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rir
  • Chinese: 轻声地笑
  • European Spanish: reírse entre dientes
  • French: rire
  • German: leise kichern
  • Italian: ridacchiare
  • Japanese: 含み笑いをする
  • Korean: 킥 하고 웃다
  • European Portuguese: rir
  • Spanish: reírse entre dientes

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