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giggleverb [I]

uk   /ˈɡɪɡ.əl/  us   /ˈɡɪɡ.əl/
C2 to laugh repeatedly in a quiet but uncontrolled way, often at something silly or rude or when you are nervous: Stop that giggling in the back row!

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gigglenoun

uk   /ˈɡɪɡ.əl/  us   /ˈɡɪɡ.əl/
(Definition of giggle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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giggleverb [I]

 us   /ˈɡɪɡ·əl/
to laugh quietly, esp. in a nervous way, often at something silly: We couldn’t stop giggling.
giggle
noun [C]  us   /ˈɡɪɡ·əl/
There were a few nervous giggles from people in the audience.
(Definition of giggle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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