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chortle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchortlechor‧tle /ˈtʃɔːtl $ ˈtʃɔːrtl/ verb [intransitive] formal  LAUGHto laugh because you are amused or pleased about something Harry chortled with delight.chortle noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
chortleBut now I can emit a genuine chortle.I tried to wait, expecting him to respond with a gurgle or a chortle.He chortled and opened the door.A few of the Dorcas gang chortled appreciatively.Sharon is still chortling over that stupid joke.
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Verb table
chortle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theychortle
he, she, itchortles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theychortled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave chortled
he, she, ithas chortled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad chortled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill chortle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have chortled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam chortling
he, she, itis chortling
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you, we, theyare chortling
Past
I, he, she, itwas chortling
you, we, theywere chortling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been chortling
he, she, ithas been chortling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been chortling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be chortling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been chortling
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