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Word of the Day 5/22/14 Chortle

Chortle (verb, noun)
chor·tle [chawr-tl]


verb (used without object), chor·tled, chor·tling.
1. to chuckle gleefully.

verb (used with object), chor·tled, chor·tling.
2. to express with a gleeful chuckle: to chortle one's joy.

noun
3. a gleeful chuckle.

Origin: blend of chuckle and snort; coined by Lewis Carroll in Through the Looking-Glass (1871)

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fairyniamh
May. 22nd, 2014 10:47 am (UTC)
A princess doesnae chortle!

simplyn2deep
May. 22nd, 2014 01:31 pm (UTC)
cute
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