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  • noun Plural form of chuckling.

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Examples

  • He laughed and jeered at Jerry with falsetto chucklings that were more like the jungle-noises of tree-dwelling creatures, half-bird and half-man, than of a man, all man, and therefore a god.

    CHAPTER II

  • Sparrowhawk's sun-reddened face flamed redder, though he tried to pass the situation off by divers laughings and chucklings and face - twistings.

    Chapter 18

  • Subdued chucklings and laughter from the window audience applauded her point.

    THE TEARS OF AH KIM

  • When Twain asked him how he could be so calm in the face of his suffering, the man responded with a smile, “Got a cork leg, you know,” and proceeded to get “drunk as a lord all day long, and full of chucklings over his timely ingenuity.”

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • When Twain asked him how he could be so calm in the face of his suffering, the man responded with a smile, “Got a cork leg, you know,” and proceeded to get “drunk as a lord all day long, and full of chucklings over his timely ingenuity.”

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • Here this close sympathy was lacking, and Lucien in consequence was in the position of an angel who should endeavor to sing of heaven amid the chucklings of hell.

    Two Poets

  • Here this close sympathy was lacking, and Lucien in consequence was in the position of an angel who should endeavor to sing of heaven amid the chucklings of hell.

    Two Poets

  • And with the whisperings went chucklings and nudgings and winks, and such things have an effect.

    Pudd'nhead Wilson

  • Excited animal chucklings around him, and the occasional touch of a furry body, hurried his feverish scrambling.

    The Eternal Wall

  • Copley made no further remark, but his husky chucklings over the batter's failures, sent the blood to Nelson's head and assisted him in finally misjudging a high one on the inside corner.

    Rival Pitchers of Oakdale

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