Definition of chuckle:
snicker, force a smile/laugh, study at laugh, titter, belly laugh, chortle, giggle, snigger, guffaw, cackle, scoff, howl, laugh softly, sounds, boffola, hee-haw, twitter, horselaugh, hoot, laughter, roar, cachinnation, boff, laugh.
- "Fighting the Whales", R.M. Ballantyne.
- "Torchy and Vee", Sewell Ford.
I can't hear a word you say; but I'm as certain as if I were close up that you're telling those chuckle- headed Dutch that all they've got to do is to march straight in and take Kimberley, for they'll find it as easy as kissing their hands.- "A Dash from Diamond City", George Manville Fenn.