titter

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Related to tittered: chuckled, sniggered

tit·ter

 (tĭt′ər)
intr.v. tit·tered, tit·ter·ing, tit·ters
To laugh in a restrained, nervous way; giggle.
n.
A nervous giggle.

[Probably imitative.]

tit′ter·er n.
tit′ter·ing·ly adv.

titter

(ˈtɪtə)
vb
1. (intr) to snigger, esp derisively or in a suppressed way
2. (tr) to express by tittering
n
a suppressed laugh, chuckle, or snigger
[C17: of imitative origin]
ˈtitterer n
ˈtittering adj
ˈtitteringly adv

tit•ter

(ˈtɪt ər)

v.i.
1. to laugh in a half-restrained, self-conscious, or affected way, as from nervousness.
n.
2. a tittering laugh.
[1610–20; perhaps < Scandinavian; compare Old Norse tittra to quiver, dial. Swedish tittra to giggle]
tit′ter•er, n.
tit′ter•ing•ly, adv.

titter


Past participle: tittered
Gerund: tittering

Imperative
titter
titter
Present
I titter
you titter
he/she/it titters
we titter
you titter
they titter
Preterite
I tittered
you tittered
he/she/it tittered
we tittered
you tittered
they tittered
Present Continuous
I am tittering
you are tittering
he/she/it is tittering
we are tittering
you are tittering
they are tittering
Present Perfect
I have tittered
you have tittered
he/she/it has tittered
we have tittered
you have tittered
they have tittered
Past Continuous
I was tittering
you were tittering
he/she/it was tittering
we were tittering
you were tittering
they were tittering
Past Perfect
I had tittered
you had tittered
he/she/it had tittered
we had tittered
you had tittered
they had tittered
Future
I will titter
you will titter
he/she/it will titter
we will titter
you will titter
they will titter
Future Perfect
I will have tittered
you will have tittered
he/she/it will have tittered
we will have tittered
you will have tittered
they will have tittered
Future Continuous
I will be tittering
you will be tittering
he/she/it will be tittering
we will be tittering
you will be tittering
they will be tittering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tittering
you have been tittering
he/she/it has been tittering
we have been tittering
you have been tittering
they have been tittering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tittering
you will have been tittering
he/she/it will have been tittering
we will have been tittering
you will have been tittering
they will have been tittering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tittering
you had been tittering
he/she/it had been tittering
we had been tittering
you had been tittering
they had been tittering
Conditional
I would titter
you would titter
he/she/it would titter
we would titter
you would titter
they would titter
Past Conditional
I would have tittered
you would have tittered
he/she/it would have tittered
we would have tittered
you would have tittered
they would have tittered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.titter - a nervous restrained laugh
laugh, laughter - the sound of laughing
Verb1.titter - laugh nervously; "The girls giggled when the rock star came into the classroom"
express joy, express mirth, laugh - produce laughter

titter

verb snigger, laugh, giggle, chuckle, chortle (informal), tee-hee, te-hee Mention sex therapy and most people will titter with embarrassment.

titter

verb
To laugh in a stifled way:
noun
A stifled laugh:
Translations
ضِحْكَه مَكْتومَهيَضْحَك ضِحْكَة مَكتومَه
hihňáníhihňat se
fnisefnisen
hihittäähihitys
flissflissa
ķiķināšanaķiķināt
chichotchichotać
kıkır kıkır gülmekkıkır kıkır gülüşkıkırdamak

titter

[ˈtɪtəʳ]
A. N (= snigger) → risa f tonta

titter

[ˈtɪtər]
viricaner
nricanement m

titter

vtikichern
nKichern nt, → Gekicher nt

titter

[ˈtɪtəʳ]

titter

(ˈtitə) verb
to giggle. He tittered nervously.
noun
a giggle.
References in classic literature ?
When they tittered, I tittered; when they roared, I roared; and I also threw in a little snigger all by myself now and then, as if I had seen a bit of humour that had escaped the others.
These other people also tittered when the young men tittered, and roared when the young men roared; and, as the two young men tittered and roared and exploded with laughter pretty continuously all through the song, it went exceedingly well.
The choir always tittered and whispered all through service.
At this answer, which was delivered without the slightest appearance of irritation, and with the most complete simplicity and equanimity of manner, the spectators tittered, the little judge smiled, and Serjeant Buzfuz looked particularly foolish.
I rayther thought that, too, sir,' replied Sam; and at this the spectators tittered again.
Somebody tittered hysterically, and the minister's wife frowned.
And the Eaglet bent down its head to hide a smile: some of the other birds tittered audibly.
Amy and Louisa Eshton tittered under their breath, and looked a little frightened.
Here Flora tittered confusedly, and gave him one of her old glances.
The clubbists tittered, except the girl called Tess-- in whom a slow heat seemed to rise at the sense that her father was making himself foolish in their eyes.
said Solomon, rising, to divert the attention of his two friends, who tittered at this retort: 'believed or disbelieved, it's true; and true or not, if we mean to go to London, we must be going at once.