chucklingly
adverb see chuckle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chucklingly — See chuckler. * * * …   Universalium

  • chucklingly — adverb in a chuckling manner …   Wiktionary

  • chucklingly — chuck·ling·ly …   English syllables

  • chucklingly — ˈchək(ə)liŋlē, li adverb Etymology: from present participle of chuckle (I) + ly : with a chuckle …   Useful english dictionary

  • chuckle — intransitive verb (chuckled; chuckling) Etymology: probably frequentative of 1chuck Date: circa 1770 1. to laugh inwardly or quietly 2. to make a continuous gentle sound resembling suppressed mirth < the clear bright water chuckled …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chuckle — chuckler, n. chucklingly, adv. /chuk euhl/, v., chuckled, chuckling, n. v.i. 1. to laugh softly or amusedly, usually with satisfaction: They chuckled at the child s efforts to walk. 2. to laugh to oneself: to chuckle while reading. 3. Obs. to… …   Universalium

  • happily — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Fortunately] Syn. gracefully, successfully, felicitously; see fortunately . 2. [In a happy mood] Syn. contentedly, joyously, exultantly, gladly, joyfully, cheerily, blithely, gaily, laughingly, smilingly, jovially, merrily …   English dictionary for students

  • chuckingly — ˈchəkiŋlē, li adverb Etymology: from present participle of chuck (II) + ly : chucklingly …   Useful english dictionary

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