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giggle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of giggle

  1. 1 chiefly British  something said or done to cause laughter <poking fun at the royal family is nothing new, but this movie comedy has a few giggles you haven't heard before> Synonyms boff (or boffo), boffola, crack, drollery, funny, gag, joke [chiefly British], jape, jest, josh, laugh, nifty, one-liner, pleasantry, quip, rib, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism, yuk (or yuck also yak or yock) [slang]Related Words funning, joking, wisecracking; knee-slapper, panic [slang], riot, scream, thigh-slapper; antic, buffoonery, caper, leg-pull, monkeyshine(s), practical joke, prank, trick; burlesque, caricature, lampoon, mock, mockery, parody, put-on, riff; banter, kidding, persiflage, raillery, repartee; drollness, facetiousness, funniness, hilariousness, humorousness; comedy, humor, wit, wordplay

  2. 2 an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement <couldn't help but giggle at his remark> Synonyms belly laugh, boff (or boffo), boffola, cachinnation, cackle, chortle, chuckle, laugh, guffaw, hee-haw, horselaugh, laughter, snicker, snigger, titter, twitterRelated Words crow, whoop; grin, simper, smile, smirkNear Antonyms cry, groan, moan, sob, wail; face, frown, grimace, lower (also lour), mouth, pout, scowl




giggle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of giggle

  1. to show mirth with an explosive vocal sound <some audience members thought that they were being clever by giggling during the serious scenes> Synonyms break up, cackle, chortle, chuckle, crack up, laugh, hee-haw, roar, scream, snicker, titter, twitterRelated Words grin, smileNear Antonyms bawl, blubber, cry, sob, weep; howl, scream, squall, wail, yowl; bleat, pule, whimper, whine; sniffle, snivel; groan, moan, sigh




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