chortle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"chortle" in British English

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chortleverb [I]

uk   /ˈtʃɔː.tl̩/  us   /ˈtʃɔːr.t̬l̩/
to ​laugh, ​showingpleasure and ​satisfaction, often at someone else's ​badluck: She chortled withglee at the ​news.
chortle
noun [C] uk   us  
I ​thought I ​heard a chortle at the back of the ​room.
(Definition of chortle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chortleverb [I]

 us   /ˈtʃɔr·t̬əl/
to ​laugh with ​pleasure and ​satisfaction
(Definition of chortle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chortle”
in Chinese (Simplified) (常指幸灾乐祸地)哈哈大笑,咯咯地笑…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常指幸災樂禍地)哈哈大笑,咯咯地笑…
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