Giggle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡɪɡl|  American pronunciation of the word giggle
Brit.  |ˈɡɪɡ(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word giggle

noun

- a foolish or nervous laugh

verb

- laugh nervously(syn: titter)

Examples

She giggled like a little kid.

We were all joking and giggling nervously as we waited for the ceremony to begin.

...poking fun at the royal family is nothing new, but this movie comedy has a few giggles you haven't heard before...

...couldn't help but giggle at his remark...

Michael and Jim giggled over their joke.

If you can't stop giggling you'll have to leave the room.

'Catch me if you can,' she said with a giggle.

Vicky suppressed a nervous giggle.

He looked so ridiculous I got the giggles (=started to giggle).

Soon the whole group had the giggles.

Margaret was seized by a fit of the giggles (=she could not stop giggling).

The girls giggled when the rock star came into the classroom

Go on, it'll be a giggle!

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: giggle
he/she/it: giggles
present participle: giggling
past tense: giggled
past participle: giggled
noun
singular: giggle
plural: giggles
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