Definitions

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  • adverb in a chuckling manner

Etymologies

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chuckling +‎ -ly

Examples

  • I assume they then appealed to the Senior Fellow for judgment, and having tossed the requisite sovereigns across the polished oak table, taking care to avoid the 14th-century candlesticks, chucklingly pledged each other with claret from silver goblets.

    The Art of 'I Told You So'

  • I assume they then appealed to the Senior Fellow for judgment, and having tossed the requisite sovereigns across the polished oak table, taking care to avoid the 14th century candlesticks, chucklingly pledged each other with claret from silver goblets.

    Telling Them So

  • I assume they appealed to the Senior Fellow for a judgment, and, having tossed the requisite sovereigns across the polished oak table, taking care to avoid the 14th-century candlesticks, chucklingly pledged each other with claret from silver goblets.

    'I Told You So'

  • Dukakis gave some dry, obedient, chucklingly unperturbed response.

    Ellis Weiner: Better Q or No A for You!

  • Soon after, when he was lecturing to the students at St. Bartholomew's, and adverting to the College of Surgeons, he chucklingly exclaimed, "I told the big wigs how to make a poultice!"

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 19, No. 530, January 21, 1832

  • Grant explained to the others that Phil was knocked out by a cold, whereupon Cooper chucklingly remarked that he thought it was Barville that had knocked Springer out.

    Rival Pitchers of Oakdale

  • He was popular with the men, and his wife would hear him chucklingly completing arrangements with them for this affair or that, even while she was frantically indicating, with everything short of actual speech, that she did not want to go to Little Mateo's to dinner; she did not want to be put into the Fieldings 'car, while he went off with

    Undertow

  • But songs arose from the freshmen washing and wiping dishes; they chucklingly rehashed jokes; they discussed the value of the "classical course" _versus_ the "scientific course."

    The Trail of the Hawk A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life

  • And they would have, Father chucklingly declared, "a bang-up dinner at Bomberghof Terrace, with music, and yes, by Jiminy! and cocktails!"

    The Innocents A Story for Lovers

  • He scurried off with it, chucklingly, like a barnyard hen with a corncob, to peck at it in solitude.

    The Man Who Made Good

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