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does this word even exist outside the Beano? Is it not the stupidest word you've ever heard? WHAT THE FUCK IS CHORTLE
like this poodle http://www.markstivers.com/cartoons/Cartoons%202003/Stivers-5-22-03-Ironic-pood.gif
chor·tle (chôr'tl) pronunciation
A snorting, joyful laugh or chuckle.
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NB. This word is found only in certain British boy's comics, namely the Dandy and the Beano. It is extremely rare to use it in normal speech, unless inviting laughter.
"That was so funny!", Sam chortled.
How do you know my name?
I'm in way over my head.
i much prefer Guffaw.
or something like that.
chortle is an awesome word. SHOW IT THE RESPECT IT DESERVES.