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 Dictionary entry overview: What does giggle mean? 

GIGGLE (noun)
  The noun GIGGLE has 1 sense:

1. a foolish or nervous laugh

  Familiarity information: GIGGLE used as a noun is very rare.

GIGGLE (verb)
  The verb GIGGLE has 1 sense:

1. laugh nervously

  Familiarity information: GIGGLE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

GIGGLE (noun)

Sense 1giggle [BACK TO TOP]


A foolish or nervous laugh

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("giggle" is a kind of...):

laugh; laughter (the sound of laughing)

GIGGLE (verb)

Sense 1giggle [BACK TO TOP]


Laugh nervously

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care


giggle; titter

Context example:

The girls giggled when the rock star came into the classroom

Hypernyms (to "giggle" is one way to...):

express joy; express mirth; laugh (produce laughter)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

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