- The definition of a titter is a nervous and half-hidden laugh.
An example of a titter is the laugh made by a schoolgirl in class.
- To titter means to laugh or giggle in a somewhat suppressed way.
An example of to titter is the laugh of a nervous toddler.
Origin: of Germanic echoic origin, originally
- titterer noun
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intransitive verb tit·tered, tit·ter·ing, tit·ters
Origin: Probably imitative.
- titˈter·er noun
- titˈter·ing·ly adverb