titter

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verb tit·ter \ˈti-tər\

Definition of titter

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  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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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

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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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