Chortle

Literary Tattoos: Lewis Carroll Definitions

This belongs to Jennifer P.

My favorite word ever. Not only is it something I regular do in my daily life, I just love the idea that Lewis Carroll made it up. Who doesn’t want to coin their own word? Also, right after I got it finished the first thing I said is “I have to upload this to contariwise!”

chor·tle
/ˈCHôrtl/
Verb
Laugh in a breathy, gleeful way