What does giggle mean?

Definitions for giggle
ˈgɪg əlgig·gle

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word giggle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. giggle(verb)

    a foolish or nervous laugh

  2. giggle, titter(verb)

    laugh nervously

    "The girls giggled when the rock star came into the classroom"

Wiktionary

  1. giggle(Noun)

    A high-pitched, silly laugh.

  2. giggle(Noun)

    Amusement.

  3. giggle(Verb)

    To laugh gently or in a high-pitched voice; to laugh in a silly or giddy way.

    The jokes had them giggling like little girls all evening.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Giggle(verb)

    to laugh with short catches of the breath or voice; to laugh in a light, affected, or silly manner; to titter with childish levity

    Etymology: [Akin to gaggle: cf. OD. ghichelen, G. kichern.]

  2. Giggle(noun)

    a kind of laugh, with short catches of the voice or breath; a light, silly laugh

    Etymology: [Akin to gaggle: cf. OD. ghichelen, G. kichern.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Giggle

    gig′l, v.i. to laugh with short catches of the breath, or in a silly manner.—n. a laugh of this kind.—ns. Gigg′ler; Gigg′ling. [M. E. gagelen, to cackle; cf. Ice. gagl, a goose.]

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How to say giggle in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of giggle in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of giggle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of giggle in a Sentence

  1. Elsbeth Reitzema:

    It's easier to start with young people, because once they get older, they still giggle but are already used to it, also, it's important to tell children everything before they go through puberty, because you want them to understand the way their bodies will change and understand sex before they are getting into sexual relationships.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A woman who aspires to be a leading movie or tv actress should learn first to giggle and chuckle a lot on every public talk and often for no reason.

  3. Emma Thompson, Vanity Fair:

    I was brought up by very witty people who were dealing with quite difficult things - disease and death... I was brought up by people who tended to giggle at funerals.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    He’s the big winner and when he got this letter from the president saying ‘okay nevermind,’ he must be having a giggle fit, right now, in North Korea.

Images & Illustrations of giggle

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