chucklesome


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chuck·le

 (chŭk′əl)
intr.v. chuck·led, chuck·ling, chuck·les
1. To laugh quietly or to oneself.
2. To cluck or chuck, as a hen.
n.
A quiet laugh of mild amusement or satisfaction.

[ Probably frequentative of chuck.]

chuck′ler n.
chuck′le·some adj.
chuck′ling·ly (-lĭng-lē) adv.
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chucklesome

(ˈtʃʌkəlsəm)
adj
informal amusing; full of humour
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