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Increase your vocabulary… Here’s the You’ve been Sentenced! Word of the Week: CHORTLE

September 13, 2012

According to the folks at Merriam Webster:

Definition of CHORTLE

1: to sing or chant exultantly <he chortled in his joy — Lewis Carroll>

2: to laugh or chuckle especially in satisfaction or exultation

transitive verb

: to say or sing with a chortling intonation

— chortle noun

— chor·tler  noun

Examples of CHORTLE

He chortled, “You’re going to love this.”

<audiences might chortle gently during the movie’s amusing bits, but there are few knee-slappers>

The word CHORTLE (and so much more) can be found in the You’ve been Sentenced! word game Brain-Busters add-on deck. Can your students use this word in a sentence?

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