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giggle

noun

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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

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2 an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement
  • couldn't help but giggle at his remark

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giggle

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of giggle (Entry 2 of 2)

to show mirth with an explosive vocal sound
  • some audience members thought that they were being clever by giggling during the serious scenes

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“Giggle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/giggle. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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