giggle n : a foolish or nervous laugh v : laugh nervously; "The girls giggled when the rock star came into the classroom" [syn: titter]
- Rhymes: -ɪɡəl
- (laugh in a silly way): titter
Giggling is a high-pitched, bubbly way of laughing. It is usually suppressed, resulting in short bursts of laughter. A giggle is often considered a very feminine laugh. Generally it is assumed that only small children giggle often, however many teenagers do so just for fun.
Giggle may also refer to:
- Giggles (Happy Tree Friends), a character from Happy Tree Friends
Homeric laughter, be in stitches, belly laugh, boff, boffola, break up, burst into laughter, burst of laughter, burst out, burst out laughing, burst with laughter, bust a gut, cachinnate, cachinnation, cackle, chortle, chuckle, convulsion, crow, fit of laughter, gales of laughter, go into convulsions, guffaw, ha-ha, hearty laugh, hee-haw, hee-hee, hilarity, ho-ho, horselaugh, joke, laugh, laugh it up, laugh outright, laughing, laughter, nearly die laughing, outburst of laughter, peal of laughter, prank, risibility, roar, roar of laughter, roar with laughter, shake like jelly, shake with laughter, shout, shout of laughter, shriek, snicker, snigger, sniggle, snort, split, split with laughter, tee-hee, titter, twitter, yuck, yuk-yuk