Basic+ Word of the Day: giggle

giggle (verb, noun) past tense: giggled LISTEN

Giggle means ‘to laugh in a silly, way.’

  • The teenage girls giggled when the boys approached them.
  • Seymour giggles whenever he hears a soprano singing.

A giggle is a silly, high laugh.

  • The clown heard giggles from the audience when he rode the tiny bicycle.

Did you know?

Giggling is one way to laugh. Watch this video to see 7 different types of laughs.

In pop culture

Listen to Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps sing “Jump, Giggles and Shout.”

There are other meanings of giggle.

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