giggle


giggle
01. The children [giggled] and pointed when the clown walked on stage.
02. The girls started [giggling] nervously as the boys came towards them.
03. She got the [giggles] after smoking a joint with her boyfriend.
04. The audience didn't really laugh much during the movie, but they [giggled] sometimes.
05. Anne always starts to [giggle] after she has had a glass of beer.
06. The kids were hidden behind the couch in the living room, but we were able to find them because we could hear them [giggling].
07. The little boy covered his mouth, so no one could hear him [giggling] during the church service.
08. He always gets the [giggles] when he is excited.
09. The children [giggled] excitedly as they assembled on stage to receive their awards.
10. The audience [giggled] and laughed throughout the performance.
11. I started [giggling] on the bus when I thought about the funny story you told me this morning.
12. She [giggled] when she saw her brother with his strange new haircut.
13. The children all [giggled] nervously and pushed each other as they waited for the show to begin.
14. Even though she'd heard the joke several times, the young girl always [giggled] when her boyfriend told it to someone.
15. The teenagers [giggled] when the nurse brought out a package of condoms to show them.

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  • Giggle — Gig gle, n. A kind of laugh, with short catches of the voice or breath; a light, silly laugh. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Giggle — Gig gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Giggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Giggling}.] [Akin to gaggle: cf. OD. ghichelen, G. kichern.] To laugh with short catches of the breath or voice; to laugh in a light, affected, or silly manner; to titter with childish… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • giggle — (v.) c.1500, probably imitative. Related: Giggled; giggling; giggly. As a noun from 1570s …   Etymology dictionary

  • giggle — [n/v] snickering laugh cackle, chortle, chuckle, guffaw*, hee haw*, snicker, snigger, teehee*, titter, twitter; concept 77 …   New thesaurus

  • giggle — ► VERB ▪ laugh lightly in a nervous, affected, or silly manner. ► NOUN 1) a laugh of such a kind. 2) informal an amusing person or thing. DERIVATIVES giggler noun giggly adjective. ORIGIN imita …   English terms dictionary

  • giggle — [gig′əl] vi. giggled, giggling [16th c., prob. < Du giggelen: for IE base see GIG1] to laugh with a series of uncontrollable, rapid, high pitched sounds in a silly or nervous way, as if trying to hold back; titter n. the act or sound of… …   English World dictionary

  • giggle — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ little, slight, small ▪ high pitched ▪ hysterical, nervous ▪ girlish …   Collocations dictionary

  • giggle — /ˈgɪgəl / (say giguhl) verb (i) (giggled, giggling) 1. to laugh in a silly, undignified way, as from youthful spirits or ill controlled amusement; titter. –noun 2. a silly, spasmodic laugh; a titter. 3. Colloquial an amusing occasion: a bit of a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • giggle — gig|gle1 [ˈgıgəl] v past tense and past participle giggled present participle giggling [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: From the sound] to laugh quickly, quietly, and in a high voice, because something is funny or because you are nervous or embarrassed… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • giggle — I UK [ˈɡɪɡ(ə)l] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms giggle : present tense I/you/we/they giggle he/she/it giggles present participle giggling past tense giggled past participle giggled * to laugh in a nervous, excited, or silly way that is… …   English dictionary

  • Giggle — 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… …   Wikipedia