ADJ. little, soft | deep/deep-throated, low
VERB + CHUCKLE give, have, let out She gave a little chuckle. | suppress | hear
PREP. with a ~ ‘I was only kidding,’ he said with a low chuckle. | ~ about/over We had a chuckle about it afterwards.
PREP. about/over She was still chuckling about the story the next day. | at He chuckled at the thought of the two of them stuck in the snow.
PHRASES chuckle to yourself She chuckled softly to herself as she remembered his astonished look.