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.

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