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noun as in snickering laugh

verb as in laugh snickeringly

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The first time he sat in a room with his cousin Sam—hardly more than a baby himself—Otto erupted in giggles we’d never heard from him.

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So just for a giggle — I’ll be honest here, just for a giggle — we ran off a roundabout calendar to give to our customers.

“So cute,” the female speaker responds, breaking out into giggles.

Diamond Miller is the lanky, 6-foot-3 New Jersey native from a family of basketball players who is quick to flash a smile and share a giggle.

Those giggles and guffaws can seem like just silly throwaways.

They will shriek and giggle, half-scared and half-delighted, when their father pretends to be a monster that will eat them up.

The Golden Girls can make you giggle, then wipe a tear, in a twenty-second span.

The second he does, her giggle sends the Queen of Spades cascading to the brown tile floor below.

I spend waking hours in a fog of delirium, punctuated by uncontrollable giggle fits, heart palpitations, and mental anguish.

But Camille had to play her part—so she got mad at Sebastian on camera, trying not to giggle through the scene.

She laughed a little hollow laugh—a poor little, weak, stagey giggle.

Others will receive every observation with a little hysterical giggle.

Chasing close behind the musical contagion of his deep guffaws followed the softer, gentler giggle of the dainty pink-veiled lady.

Although used to the nonsense of the children, Sarah couldn't entirely repress a giggle as Kitty glared at her.

Here Mrs. Twitchel looked up from her knitting, with apologetic giggle at Mrs. Brown.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to giggle, such as: cackle, chuckle, guffaw, laugh, snicker, and chortle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.