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v. gig·gled, gig·gling, gig·gles
To laugh with repeated short, spasmodic sounds.
To utter while giggling.
A short, spasmodic laugh.

[Of imitative origin.]

gig′gler n.
gig′gling·ly adv.
gig′gly adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.giggler - a person who laughs nervously
laugher - a person who is laughing or who laughs easily
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(ˈgigl) verb
to laugh in a nervous or silly way.
a laugh of this kind.
ˈgiggler noun
ˈgiggly adjective
giggling often. a giggly young girl.
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With fun illustrations by James Lucas and effective type sizes,it's a really cute giggler of a book.
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