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I don't know why I've always been uncomfortable being too feminine. If a dress has too many flowers on it, if I'm giggling too much, I'm like ugh, put some combat boots on. I love masculine women. I think it's because I'm like a fake lesbian, I don't know.
Moon Bloodgood

Meaning of "giggling" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIGGLING

giggling  [ˈɡɪɡlɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIGGLING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Giggling is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIGGLING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of giggling in the English dictionary

The definition of giggling in the dictionary is nervous or foolish laughter.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIGGLING


angling
ˈæŋɡlɪŋ
finagling
fɪˈneɪɡlɪŋ
frogling
ˈfrɒɡlɪŋ
gangling
ˈɡæŋɡlɪŋ
jangling
ˈdʒæŋɡlɪŋ
kegling
ˈkɛɡlɪŋ
niggling
ˈnɪɡlɪŋ
pigling
ˈpɪɡlɪŋ
scraggling
ˈskræɡlɪŋ
strangling
ˈstræŋɡlɪŋ
struggling
ˈstrʌɡlɪŋ
tingling
ˈtɪŋɡlɪŋ
wangling
ˈwæŋɡlɪŋ
wrangling
ˈræŋɡlɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIGGLING

gigantomachies
gigantomachy
gigaton
gigawatt
gigged
gigging
giggit
giggle
giggler
gigglesome
gigglingly
giggly
Gigia
giglet
Gigli
gigman
gigmanity
GIGO
gigolo
gigot

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIGGLING

antismuggling
bungling
feeling
fledgling
gurgling
haggling
handling
juggling
kingling
mailing
mind-boggling
ridgling
rolling
selling
smuggling
spine-tingling
sterling
straggling
Yngling
youngling

Synonyms and antonyms of giggling in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GIGGLING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «giggling» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of giggling

Translation of «giggling» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIGGLING

Find out the translation of giggling to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of giggling from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «giggling» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

傻笑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

riendo
570 millions of speakers

English

giggling
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

काढ़
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الضحك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

хихикая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

risadinhas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

giggling
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terkejut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kichern
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クスクスと笑う
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

크크크
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Giggling
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cười khúc khích
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இளித்தல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खिदळणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kıkır kıkır gülme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ridacchiando
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

chichot
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

хихикаючи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

chicotind
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χαχανητά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

giggel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fniss
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fnising
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of giggling

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIGGLING»

The term «giggling» is quite widely used and occupies the 35.825 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIGGLING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about giggling

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4 QUOTES WITH «GIGGLING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word giggling.
1
Moon Bloodgood
I don't know why I've always been uncomfortable being too feminine. If a dress has too many flowers on it, if I'm giggling too much, I'm like ugh, put some combat boots on. I love masculine women. I think it's because I'm like a fake lesbian, I don't know.
2
Illeana Douglas
When we were doing a scene, lots of times we would collapse giggling, because it seemed so silly because it felt like we were doing a home movie at times.
3
Donald Ray Pollock
Nobody really turns out too happy in any of my stuff. It's really strange, because I'm actually a pretty happy person. I'm not walking around giggling or anything like that, but I've got this feeling that everything is okay with my life.
4
Summer Sanders
One of my favorite workouts to do with my girlfriends is yoga. We are equally impatient with our yoga. We are those people who are sweating in the back, and we'll be in downward dog giggling and looking at each other. And I know what we're all thinking: What are we going to order for dinner afterward?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIGGLING»

Discover the use of giggling in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to giggling and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Giggling Ghost Girl Scout Mystery
"Girl Scouts flood Savannah, Georgia, for the big 100th Anniversary Camporee!
Carole Marsh, 2012
2
Giggling: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Nature, like the destruction of Pompeii, like the metamorphosis of a nymph into a tree, has arrested us in an accustomed movement.ndash;Marcel ProustThe story of Americans is the story of arrested metamorphoses.
‎2008
3
No Laughing, No Smiling, No Giggling
The reader joins Freddy Fafnaffer the pig as he deals with Mr. Frimdimpny, a crocodile who never laughs and who decides on the rules for reading this book.
James Stevenson, 2004
4
The Giggling Purple Dragon
Counting is not one of the dragon's better qualities. How can they play hide and go seek if he can't count?Read this book of fun and adventure to find out the outcome.
Brenda Duckett, 2006
5
The Case of the Giggling Ghost
Darcy Doyle investigates the strange thumping and scraping noises coming from Mrs. Pendleton's attic.
Linda Lee Maifair, Linda Lee Maifair, 1993
6
New Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley #31: The Case of the ...
Mary-Kate and Ashley are excited to attend their town's annual Halloween Carnival.
Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen, 2002
7
The Case of the Giggling Geeks
Ten-year-old Bernie Dingledorf is recruited as a secret agent to fight Dr. Chuckles, who is forcing the smart people of the world to laugh uncontrollably so that they will be what he wants them to be instead of what God wants them to be.
Bill Myers, 2002
8
Behavior Change in the Human Services: Behavioral and ...
Sally continues to giggle; her giggling is shaped by the positive reinforcer of the students' laughter. If Sally's teacher tells her that she will be nominated for a student award at the end of the semester if she completes her class work without  ...
Martin Sundel, Sandra S. Sundel, 2005
9
Giggling Dr. Green: Protecting Our Children and Contributing ...
In this invaluable guide to children?s health, Yael includes: ? The very real risks of over-the-counter medications ? Vaccines?the true epidemic ? Ways to avoid unneeded surgery ? The vital importance of healthy foods and water ?
Yael Shany, 2007
10
The Case Of The Giggling Ghost
Mary-Kate and Ashley set out to discover who is haunting the Halloween carnival after prizes go missing, a mysterious giggling sound is heard all around the carnival, and their friend Tim disappears from the haunted house.
Melinda Metz, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIGGLING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term giggling is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Abbott Demands Clean Energy Investment In Open Petrol Fires
“Yeah, I dunno,” he said, while gesturing to a pixellated YouTube video of what appeared to be him and Abbott giggling while pouring litres of ... «SBS, Jul 15»
2
Doyenne or Jezebel, Irelands Edna O'Brien Is a Master
The men would be drunk, the girls giggling. Having eaten, they would dance and sing and tell ghost stories, and in the morning she would have ... «Daily Beast, Jul 15»
3
Lily-Rose Depp Debuts In Rejjie Snow's Music Video [WATCH VIDEO]
Lily-Rose Depp debuted in Irish rapper Rejjie Snow's new music video as a giggling paparazza turned passenger who joins Snow's joyride. «International Business Times, Jul 15»
4
Young mom battling cancer gets new hope
That's who we named our dog for," a giggling Lindsey says of their Springer Spaniel. Along the way, they chuckle over Lilla's latest adventures ... «The State, Jul 15»
5
CONFESSIONS of a hotel receptionist: Sex, drugs, porn & more...
With them giggling as they recalled their room name, devilishly called 'Porn', I buzzed the door open and up they came. What situation would I ... «Malaysia Chronicle, Jul 15»
6
When I was younger: 'Help' 50 years on
... and Ringo was later to describe the film as being shot in "a haze of marijuana", with repeated fits of giggling making many takes necessary. «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
7
Elle Fanning gets the giggles as she leaves the Chateau Marmont in …
We're loving Elle Fanning's laidback California style as she was snapped giggling as she was leaving the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
8
Let Them Not Eat Cake!
Well what if - instead of buying seven bags of Pick-a-Mix from Morrisons and a box of Krispy Kreme doughnuts and giggling about how naughty ... «Huffington Post UK, Jul 15»
9
Moments like these make your hard work seem worthwhile: Sania …
The two of you are always at ease, smiling, giggling, high-fiving. We haven't seen you this happy on a tennis court! We get along well on and off ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
10
Relay For Life: Survivors,teams fight cancer in Plymouth County
Grown-ups are doing it, little kids are doing it and there was a very lovely amount of smiling and giggling going on at that track, and that's ... «Le Mars Daily Sentinel, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Giggling [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/giggling>. Mar 2021 ».
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