Chortle \CHOR-tl\, transitive and intransitive verb:
1. To utter, or express with, a snorting, exultant laugh or chuckle.
1. A snorting, exultant laugh or chuckle.
~Oh heaven's above, I chortle! Yes, when I laugh really hard or out of control-like, I snort. *blushes to the tips of her ears* I always have and I guess always will, but I must say I do like it described as Chortling better than snorting. *wink*~