about icon-addNote android4 Answer apple4 icon-appStoreEN icon-appStoreES icon-appStorePT icon-appStoreRU Imported Layers Copy 7 icon-arrow-spined icon-ask icon-attention icon-bubble-blue icon-bubble-red ButtonError ButtonLoader ButtonOk icon-cake icon-camera icon-card-add icon-card-calendar icon-card-remove icon-card-sort chrome-extension-ru chrome-extension-es-mx chrome-extension-pt-br chrome-extension-ru comment comment icon-cop-cut icon-cop-star Cross Dislike icon-editPen icon-entrance icon-errorBig facebook flag flag_vector icon-globe icon-googlePlayEN icon-googlePlayRU icon-greyLoader icon-cake Heart 4EB021E9-B441-4209-A542-9E882D3252DE Created with sketchtool. Info Kebab icon-lamp icon-lampBig icon-learnHat icon-learning-hat Dislike Loup Loup icon-more icon-note icon-notifications icon-pen Pencil icon-play icon-plus-light icon-plus icon-rosie-cut Rune scrollUp Share-icon Shevron-Down Shevron Left Shevron Right sound sound1 sound2 sound3 sound4 sound2 icon-star Swap icon-translate Trash icon-tutor-ellipsis icon-tutor-flip Tutor folder icon icon-tutor-learned icon-twoWayArrow Mezhdunarodny_logotip_VK vk icon-word pen_icon Logo Logo Logo
without examplesFound in 3 dictionaries

The Universal Dictionary
  • It is intended for a full-text search and it significantly expands the possibilities of working with lexical items from the Russian glossary of LingvoUniversal. Contains usage examples, synonyms, and antonyms.

chuckle

['ʧʌkl] брит. / амер.

    1. сущ.

      1. тихий смех; смех про себя

      2. уст. ликование, радость

    2. гл.

      (тихо) смеяться, посмеиваться

  1. прил.

    1. большой (обычно о голове)

    2. несуразный; неуклюжий, неловкий

Learning (En-Ru)

chuckle

['tʃʌkl]

  1. n

    смешок; хихиканье

  2. v

    посмеиваться; хихикать

Unlock all free
thematic dictionaries

Examples from texts

But there was an audible titter in the group of teachers, which was at once caught up at the other end by Lyamshin and the schoolboy and followed by a hoarse chuckle from the major.
Но в учительской группе послышалось хихиканье, которому тотчас же отозвались с другого конца Лямшин и гимназист, а за ними сиплым хохотом и родственник майор.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Riordan gave a chuckle and, by way of answer, pointed to a slender black microphone.
Риордан неожиданно хихикнул и указал на тонкий черный микрофон на пульте.
Rankin, Ian / Exit MusicРэнкин, Иэн / Музыка под занавес
Музыка под занавес
Рэнкин, Иэн
© 2007 by John Rebus Limited
© В. Гришечкин, перевод на русский язык, 2011
© ООО "Издательская группа Аттикус", Издательство "Иностранка" 2011
Exit Music
Rankin, Ian
© 2007 by John Rebus Limited
Another chuckle, with a hint of a wheeze.
- Еще смешок, с намеком на визгливые нотки.
Jordan, Robert / The Fires of HeavenДжордан, Роберт / Огни небес
Огни небес
Джордан, Роберт
The Fires of Heaven
Jordan, Robert
© 1993 by The Bandersnatch Group, Inc.
Gardan's good-natured chuckle could be heard in the gloom.
В темноте послышался добродушный смешок Гардана.
Feist, Raymond / SilverthornФэйст, Раймонд / Долина Тьмы
Долина Тьмы
Фэйст, Раймонд
Silverthorn
Feist, Raymond
© 1985 by Raymond Elias Feist
"To mass! to mass!" he repeated, with a chuckle.
– К обедне… к обедне… – повторил он, усмехаясь.
Zola, Emile / A Love EpisodeЗоля, Эмиль / Страница любви
Страница любви
Золя, Эмиль
A Love Episode
Zola, Emile
© 2005 Mondial
A chuckle from Moore broke the tension, and he relaxed.
Мур хохотнул, и парень с оружием расслабился.
DeChancie, John / Paradox AlleyДе Ченси, Джон / Дорогой парадокса
Дорогой парадокса
Де Ченси, Джон
Paradox Alley
DeChancie, John
© 1987 by John DeChancie
Kirila Selifanitch turned a little away as though he were not listening, but he still continued to chuckle.
Кирила Селифаныч немножко отвернулся в сторону, будто не расслыхал, и все продолжал хохотать.
Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.2Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Записки охотника т.2
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
He laughed softly, a hollow chuckle, then looked up again.
В лучшие минуты моей жизни. — Слантер невесело рассмеялся и снова взглянул на долинца.
Brooks, Terry / The Wishsong of ShannaraБрукс, Терри / Песнь Шаннары
Песнь Шаннары
Брукс, Терри
The Wishsong of Shannara
Brooks, Terry
© 1985 by Terrence D. Brooks
It was supposed to elicit a chuckle. It wouldn't, I knew that now, but at least it was true.
Я рассчитывал, что такое начало вызовет смех, а теперь знал, что не вызовет, но по крайней мере это была чистая правда.
King, Stephen / Duma KeyКинг, Стивен / Дьюма-Ки
Дьюма-Ки
Кинг, Стивен
© Перевод В.А. Вебер, 2008
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© Stephen King, 2008
Duma Key
King, Stephen
© 2008 by Stephen King
"It's been a long time, hasn't it, Garion?" Brill said quietly with an ugly chuckle.
– Давно не виделись, Гарион, – с мерзким смешком прошипел Брилл.
Eddings, David / Magician's GambitЭддингс, Дэвид / В поисках камня
В поисках камня
Эддингс, Дэвид
Magician's Gambit
Eddings, David
© 1983 by David Eddings
“Bottoms up,” he said, raising his bottle. Then he gave a little chuckle. “Should be the name of a lap-dancing club.”
— Опрокинем! — провозгласил он, поднимая бутылку, усмехнулся и добавил: — А неплохое название для стриптиз-клуба.
Rankin, Ian / The Naming of the DeadРэнкин, Иэн / Перекличка мертвых
Перекличка мертвых
Рэнкин, Иэн
© John Rebus Ltd 2006
© Ю. Вейсберг, перевод на русский язык, 2009
© ООО "Издательская группа Аттикус", Издательство "Иностранка" 2009
The Naming of the Dead
Rankin, Ian
© John Rebus Ltd 2006
Philip remembered the chuckle with which his uncle used to tell of the dozens of slippers which were worked for him by adoring ladies.
Филип вспомнил, как дядя, хихикая, рассказывал, сколько пар комнатных туфель вышили ему обожающие прихожанки.
Maugham, Somerset / Of Human BondageМоэм, Сомерсет / Бремя страстей человеческих
Бремя страстей человеческих
Моэм, Сомерсет
© "Издательство иностранной литературы", 1959
Of Human Bondage
Maugham, Somerset
© 1915, 1936 by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.
“Last place we’d think to look for Napoli,” Worley said around a chuckle.
– Вот уж о чем бы я подумал в последнюю очередь, – хмыкнул Уорли.
Brown, Sandra / RicochetБраун, Сандра / Рикошет
Рикошет
Браун, Сандра
© 2006 by Sandra Brown Management Ltd.
© Перевод. С. Панина, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
Ricochet
Brown, Sandra
© 2006 by Sandra Brown Management Ltd.
"Ha! ha! ha! But you know there is no such thing as choice in reality, say what you like," you will interpose with a chuckle.
— Ха-ха-ха, да ведь хотенья-то, в сущности, если хотите, и нет! — прерываете вы с хохотом.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Notes from the UndergroundДостоевский, Фёдор / Записки из подполья
Записки из подполья
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Наука", 1989
Notes from the Underground
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2008 by Classic House Books
The doctor went off into a bass chuckle, and waved his hand as though to signify that he could not utter another word for laughing.
Доктор захохотал басом и махнул рукой, как бы желая показать, что от смеха он не может выговорить ни одного слова.
Чехов, А.П. / КнягиняChekhov, A. / The princess
The princess
Chekhov, A.
© 1999 by Random House, Inc.
Княгиня
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974

Add to my dictionary

chuckle1/9
'ʧʌklNounтихий смех; смех про себяExamples

hearty chuckle — смех от всего сердца
to have / let out a chuckle — (тихо) засмеяться
We had a good chuckle. — Мы здорово посмеялись.

User translations

No translations for this text yet.
Be the first to translate it!

Collocations

chuckle-headed
твердолобый

Word forms

chuckle

verb
Basic forms
Pastchuckled
Imperativechuckle
Present Participle (Participle I)chuckling
Past Participle (Participle II)chuckled
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I chucklewe chuckle
you chuckleyou chuckle
he/she/it chucklesthey chuckle
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am chucklingwe are chuckling
you are chucklingyou are chuckling
he/she/it is chucklingthey are chuckling
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have chuckledwe have chuckled
you have chuckledyou have chuckled
he/she/it has chuckledthey have chuckled
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been chucklingwe have been chuckling
you have been chucklingyou have been chuckling
he/she/it has been chucklingthey have been chuckling
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I chuckledwe chuckled
you chuckledyou chuckled
he/she/it chuckledthey chuckled
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was chucklingwe were chuckling
you were chucklingyou were chuckling
he/she/it was chucklingthey were chuckling
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had chuckledwe had chuckled
you had chuckledyou had chuckled
he/she/it had chuckledthey had chuckled
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been chucklingwe had been chuckling
you had been chucklingyou had been chuckling
he/she/it had been chucklingthey had been chuckling
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will chucklewe shall/will chuckle
you will chuckleyou will chuckle
he/she/it will chucklethey will chuckle
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be chucklingwe shall/will be chuckling
you will be chucklingyou will be chuckling
he/she/it will be chucklingthey will be chuckling
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have chuckledwe shall/will have chuckled
you will have chuckledyou will have chuckled
he/she/it will have chuckledthey will have chuckled
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been chucklingwe shall/will have been chuckling
you will have been chucklingyou will have been chuckling
he/she/it will have been chucklingthey will have been chuckling
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would chucklewe should/would chuckle
you would chuckleyou would chuckle
he/she/it would chucklethey would chuckle
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be chucklingwe should/would be chuckling
you would be chucklingyou would be chuckling
he/she/it would be chucklingthey would be chuckling
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have chuckledwe should/would have chuckled
you would have chuckledyou would have chuckled
he/she/it would have chuckledthey would have chuckled
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been chucklingwe should/would have been chuckling
you would have been chucklingyou would have been chuckling
he/she/it would have been chucklingthey would have been chuckling
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am chuckledwe are chuckled
you are chuckledyou are chuckled
he/she/it is chuckledthey are chuckled
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being chuckledwe are being chuckled
you are being chuckledyou are being chuckled
he/she/it is being chuckledthey are being chuckled
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been chuckledwe have been chuckled
you have been chuckledyou have been chuckled
he/she/it has been chuckledthey have been chuckled
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was chuckledwe were chuckled
you were chuckledyou were chuckled
he/she/it was chuckledthey were chuckled
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being chuckledwe were being chuckled
you were being chuckledyou were being chuckled
he/she/it was being chuckledthey were being chuckled
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been chuckledwe had been chuckled
you had been chuckledyou had been chuckled
he/she/it had been chuckledthey had been chuckled
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be chuckledwe shall/will be chuckled
you will be chuckledyou will be chuckled
he/she/it will be chuckledthey will be chuckled
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been chuckledwe shall/will have been chuckled
you will have been chuckledyou will have been chuckled
he/she/it will have been chuckledthey will have been chuckled

chuckle

noun
SingularPlural
Common casechucklechuckles
Possessive casechuckle'schuckles'