Giggle meaning

gĭgəl
The definition of a giggle is a silly laugh.

A silly or nervous little laugh is an example of a giggle.

noun
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To giggle is defined as to laugh in a silly or twinkly way.

When you give a silly little laugh, this is an example of a time when you giggle.

verb
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To laugh with repeated short, spasmodic sounds.
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To laugh with a series of uncontrollable, rapid, high-pitched sounds in a silly or nervous way, as if trying to hold back; titter.
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A short, spasmodic laugh.
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A high-pitched, silly laugh.
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To utter while giggling.
verb
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To laugh gently or in a high-pitched voice; to laugh in a silly or giddy way.

The jokes had them giggling like little girls all evening.

verb
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(informal) Amusement.

We put itching powder down his shirt for giggles.

The women thought it would be quite a giggle to have a stripagram at the bride's hen party.

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The act or sound of giggling.
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Origin of giggle

  • Of imitative origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition