Giggle Gig"gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Giggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Giggling}.] [Akin to gaggle: cf. OD. ghichelen, G. kichern.] To laugh with short catches of the breath or voice; to laugh in a light, affected, or silly manner; to titter with childish levity. [1913 Webster]

Giggling and laughing with all their might At the piteous hap of the fairy wight. --J. R. Drake. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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