verb (used without object), gig·gled, gig·gling.

  1. to laugh in a silly, often high-pitched way, especially with short, repeated gasps and titters, as from juvenile or ill-concealed amusement or nervous embarrassment.


  1. a silly, spasmodic laugh; titter.
  2. Slang. an amusing experience, incident, etc.: Going to a silly movie was always a giggle.


  1. (intr) to laugh nervously or foolishly


  1. such a laugh
  2. informal something or someone that provokes amusement
  3. the giggles a fit of prolonged and uncontrollable giggling
  4. for a giggle informal as a joke or prank; not seriously

c.1500, probably imitative. Related: Giggled; giggling; giggly. As a noun from 1570s.

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