giggle giggle  /ˈɡɪ ɡəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a foolish or nervous laugh
  2. (v) laugh nervously

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. She puts her hand over her mouth to stifle a giggle, sticks her tongue out sideways in embarrassment over a faux pas.
  2. Secretaries giggle over them, teen-agers torture their parents with them, scientists laughing regard them as an escape from an overlogical and overmechanical world.
  3. As her jeweled sari radiates ruby and amber across their faces, the woman smiles out at her audience, stifles a giggle and draws butterfly-wing lashes down over olive-green eyes.

News

  1. Debate over privacy issues a little ironic

    As I sat looking at Facebook this week and watching post after post glide through my mini feed debating government privacy issues, I just had to giggle. The irony was killing me. Here we all are discussing privacy issues while listing every detail ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Seminole Chronicle

  2. The Playroom shows off PS4 augmented reality, motion control

    Readers, please provide a caption for this picture in a comment. (Credit: Screenshot by Christopher MacManus/CNET) A brief YouTube video showing off an unannounced PlayStation 4 augmented-reality game called The Playroom just might make you giggle. The video, released by Sony's Japanese PlayStation division Tuesday, shows how the upcoming PlayStation Eye camera can track the DualShock 4's "light ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNET

  3. How Wonderful: Centrica To Buy Into The Cuadrilla Shale Gas Operation

    I will admit that this story gave me rather a giggle. Centrica is to buy into the Cuadrilla shale gas operation in the North West of England. The giggle comes from the fact that the operations Centrica will be buying into are the ones that they drilled and declared valueless a couple of decades back: Centrica Plc (CNA) (CNA) is close to buying a stake in shale gas fields in England, a person ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "It was like trying to land a golf ball on your driveway, but your driveway has mounds on them and they stick the pin near the mounds," said Rich Beem, who had an early start and shot 75. "Sometimes you just have to giggle about it."
    on Apr 6, 2007 By: Rich Beem Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "She would be looking down having a giggle about the stupid things that I've been doing, like going left when I should have gone right," Harry said.
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: Prince Harry Source: CBS News

  3. Mel B said: "I'm over the moon with my animated alter ego and the advert really made me giggle. It's definitely fresh and original".
    on Sep 1, 2008 By: Melanie Brown Source: Lancashire Telegraph

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