giggle ( giggles plural & 3rd person present) ( giggling present participle) ( giggled past tense & past participle )
1 verb If someone giggles, they laugh in a childlike way, because they are amused, nervous, or embarrassed.
Both girls began to giggle... V
`I beg your pardon?' she giggled. V with quote
...a giggling little girl. V-ing
Giggle is also a noun., n-count
She gave a little giggle.
2 n-plural If you say that someone has the giggles, you mean they cannot stop giggling.
I was so nervous I got the giggles..., She had a fit of the giggles.
3 n-sing If you say that something is a giggle, you mean it is fun or is amusing.
INFORMAL a N
I might buy one for a friend's birthday as a giggle.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
n cackle, chortle, chuckle, laugh, snigger, tee-hee, titter, twitter
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