tit´ter|er

tit´ter|er
tit|ter «TIHT uhr», verb, noun.
–v.i.
to laugh in a half-restrained manner, because of nervousness or silliness; giggle.
–n.
the act of tittering; tittering laugh.
tit´ter|er, noun.
tit´ter|ing|ly, adverb.

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  • tit|ter — «TIHT uhr», verb, noun. –v.i. to laugh in a half restrained manner, because of nervousness or silliness; giggle. –n. the act of tittering; tittering laugh. –tit´ter|er, noun. –tit´ter|ing|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • tit´ter|ing|ly — tit|ter «TIHT uhr», verb, noun. –v.i. to laugh in a half restrained manner, because of nervousness or silliness; giggle. –n. the act of tittering; tittering laugh. –tit´ter|er, noun. –tit´ter|ing|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • tit·ter — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ter — ter; ter·a·con·ic; ter·a·cryl·ic; ter·a·glin; ter·aph; ter·as; ter·a·tism; ter·a·to·genesis; ter·a·to·gen·ic; ter·a·to·log·i·cal; ter·a·tol·o·gist; ter·a·tol·o·gy; ter·a·to·ma; ter·a·to·sis; ter·bi·um; ter·centennial; ter·centesimal; ter·ce·ron;… …   English syllables

  • tit — an·tit·ro·py; an·tit·y·py; ap·pe·tit·ost; bi·o·tit·ize; cys·tit·ic; der·ma·tit·ic; fit·tit; hem·a·tit·ic; hit·tit·ol·o·gy; in·tit·u·la·tion; in·tit·ule; lich·tit; mas·tit·ic; nyc·tit·ro·pism; par·o·tit·ic; peg·ma·tit·ic; peg·ma·tit·ization;… …   English syllables

  • titter — tit·ter …   English syllables

  • titterel — tit·ter·el …   English syllables

  • titter — tit•ter [[t]ˈtɪt ər[/t]] v. i. 1) to laugh in a half restrained, self conscious, or affected way, as from nervousness 2) a tittering laugh • Etymology: 1610–20; perh. < Scand; cf. ON tittra to quiver, dial. Sw tittra to giggle tit′ter•er, n.… …   From formal English to slang

  • titter — tit|ter1 [ tıtər ] verb intransitive to laugh quietly, especially because you are nervous or embarrassed titter tit|ter 2 [ tıtər ] noun count a quiet laugh that you make because you are nervous or embarrassed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • titter — tit|ter [ˈtıtə US ər] v [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: From the sound] to laugh quietly in a high voice, especially because you are nervous ▪ At the word breast , some of the class tittered. >titter[i] n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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