titter

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intransitive verb tit·ter \ˈti-tər\

Definition of titter

  1. :  to laugh in a nervous, affected, or partly suppressed manner :  giggle, snicker

titter

noun

Examples of titter in a sentence

  1. Some people in the audience tittered nervously during an awkward pause in the speech.

  2. <even as students in the sex ed class continued to titter, the lecturer plowed ahead>

Origin and Etymology of titter

imitative


First Known Use: circa 1619


TITTER Defined for English Language Learners

titter

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intransitive verb tit·ter \ˈti-tər\

Definition of titter for English Language Learners

  • : to laugh in a quiet and nervous way


TITTER Defined for Kids

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titter

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verb tit·ter \ˈti-tər\

Definition of titter for Students

tittered

tittering

  1. :  to laugh in a quiet and nervous way


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titter

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noun tit·ter

Definition of titter for Students

  1. :  a nervous laugh



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