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titter

tit·ter

titter

 
pronunciation:
tI tr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: tittered, tittering, titters
definition: to laugh or giggle in a restrained, nervous, or embarrassed way.
The children tittered when the teacher made a mistake.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a muffled or nervous giggle.
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derivations: titteringly (adv.), titterer (n.)