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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.
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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/
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