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English definition of “titter”

titter

verb [I]     /ˈtɪt.ər/ US  /ˈtɪt̬.ɚ/
to laugh nervously, often at something that you feel you should not be laughing at: A couple of the younger teachers tittered at his smutty jokes.Laughing and smiling titter     noun [C] The love scene raised a few titters from a party of schoolboys.Laughing and smiling
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