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Meaning of TITTER

Pronunciation:  'titur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a nervous restrained laugh
  2. [v]  laugh nervously
 

TITTER is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: giggle
 
 See Also: express joy, express mirth, laugh, laugh, laughter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tit"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tittered}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Tittering}.] [Probably of imitative origin.]
    To laugh with the tongue striking against the root of the
    upper teeth; to laugh with restraint, or without much noise;
    to giggle.
    
          A group of tittering pages ran before.   --Longfellow.
    
    
  2. \Tit"ter\, n.
    A restrained laugh. ``There was a titter of . . . delight on
    his countenance.'' --Coleridge.
    
    
  3. \Tit"ter\, v. i.
    To seesaw. See {Teeter}.
    
    
 

 

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