To utter, or express with, a snorting, exultant laugh or chuckle.
This big bastard sitting behind us chortled when he overheard my girlfriend tell me about her affair with her doorman.
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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)
Chortle. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/chortle. Accessed 3 June 2023.
The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago Style)
The Effin Word, s.v. chortle, accessed June 3, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/chortle.
American Psychological Association (APA Style)
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Chortle. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 3, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/chortle