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English definition of “chuckle”

chuckle

verb [I] uk   /ˈtʃʌk.l̩/ us  
to laugh quietly: She was chuckling as she read the letter.Laughing and smiling
chuckle
noun [C] uk   us  
He gave a chuckle in response to her question.Laughing and smiling
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