- The definition of a chuckle is a laugh in a soft, low tone.
An example of a chuckle is a somewhat quiet laugh to a funny joke.
- Chuckle is defined as to produce a soft, low laugh.
An example of chuckle is to laugh very softly at a movie.
chuckle definition by Webster's New World
Origin: probably ; from chuck plush frequentative suffix -le
- chuckler noun
chuckle definition by American Heritage Dictionary
intransitive verb chuck·led, chuck·ling, chuck·les
- To laugh quietly or to oneself.
- To cluck or chuck, as a hen.
Origin: Probably frequentative of chuck3.
- chuckˈler noun
- chuckˈle·some adjective
- chuckˈling·ly adverb