Pronunciation of Giggle
/ɡˈɪɡə͡l/, /ɡˈɪɡəl/, /ɡ_ˈɪ_ɡ_əl/
Synonyms for giggle:
gaiety, scoff, distraction, snigger, merriment, play date, quality time, entertainment, hilarity, High Jinks, rough-and-tumble, horseplay, frolic, mirth, lark, quality of life, canned laughter, merry-making, mischief, jeering.
Other synonyms and related words:
cackle, hee-haw, cachinnation, boffola, Yuk, fun, snort, gag, scoff, jest, chortle, joke, savor, drollery, one-liner, snigger, romp, witticism, roar, sally, peal, rough-and-tumble, chuckle, horselaugh, josh, quip, jeering, diversion, rib, horseplay, fling, twitter, riot, laughter, merriment, frolic, amusement, guffaw, hilarity, waggery, wisecrack, mirth, jape, snicker, howl, pleasantry, crack-up, hoot, boff, distraction, belly laugh, laugh, entertainment.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
snickering laugh (noun)
Usage examples for giggle:
- Though I say that I follow you up to your attic, and watch you and see you go to sleep, you need not blush or giggle or snap. - "A Poor Man's House", Stephen Sydney Reynolds.
- His senseless giggle threatened that in another instant it would be beyond all control. - "The Prelude to Adventure", Hugh Walpole.
- The breeze was full of summons and nudgings; the water in the bay was dancing, every ripple a giggle. - "In a Little Town", Rupert Hughes.