Chortled
Chortle Chor"tle, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Chortled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chor"tling}.] A word coined by Lewis Carroll (Charles L. Dodgson), and usually explained as a combination of chuckle and snort. [Humorous]

O frabjous day ! Callooh ! Callay ! He chortled in his joy. --Lewis Carroll. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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