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for kicks

Only for the sake of fun, excitement, or distraction. Living in such a small, rural town, there wasn't much to do for kicks other than drive around in our car all night. There's a group of kids who go around smashing car windows for kicks. Just for kicks, let's order dessert first.
See also: kick

for laughs

Only for the sake of fun or to be funny. Just for laughs I like to mail myself a postcard while I'm on vacation.
See also: laugh

for giggles

Only for the sake of fun or to be funny. Just for giggles I like to mail myself a postcard while I'm on vacation.
See also: giggle

giggle soup

old-fashioned An alcoholic drink, especially liquor or sparkling wine. A reference to the tendency of alcohol to cause giddiness or merriment in the drinker. He's not known for making rational decisions when he gets that giggle soup into him. The revelers summoned the waiter to bring them another bottle of giggle soup.
See also: giggle, soup

giggle water

old-fashioned An alcoholic drink, especially liquor or sparkling wine. A reference to the tendency of alcohol to cause giddiness or merriment in the drinker. He's not known for making rational decisions when he gets that giggle water into him. The revelers summoned the waiter to bring them another bottle of giggle water.
See also: giggle, water

giggle at (someone or something)

To utter a short laugh elicited by someone or something. I giggled at the baby's attempts to grab her feet. We giggled at the professor when his voice cracked, then quickly hid our faces when other people turned around to look at us.
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for kicks and for laughs; for giggles

Fig. for fun; just for entertainment; for no good reason. They didn't mean any harm. They just did it for kicks. We drove over to the next town for laughs.
See also: and, giggle, kick

giggle at someone or something

to snicker or chuckle at someone or something. Are you giggling at me? Fran giggled at the antics of the clown.
See also: giggle

for ˈkicks

(informal) (especially of crime or violence) done for excitement and pleasure: They destroyed the telephone boxes just for kicks.‘Why did he steal the car?’ ‘Just for kicks. He was bored.’
See also: kick

for kicks

mod. for fun; for a thrill. We just did it for kicks. We didn’t mean to hurt anyone.
See also: kick

giggle goo

(ˈgɪglæ gu)
n. liquor. Can I pour you a little of that giggle goo?
See also: giggle, goo

giggling

n. going to clubs and bars. We spent the whole night giggling, but never got really, totally drunk.
See also: giggle
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My first fight to my last fight, I was the biggest coward in the world," grins Tyson, who unexpectedly turns out to be a bit of a giggler.
I called him the giggler because he instigated a few things but he was never at the front of the line when anyone was getting a rollicking," said his former boss reflecting on the Crazy Gang days when Thorn was team-mates with the likes of Dennis Wise, John Fashanu, Vinnie Jones and Lawrie Sanchez, and the FA Cup winning side of 1988.
Man United fan Fred was described as "a little gem, a real giggler with a smile for everyone".
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Michelle Cisneros is a shy giggler, Mario Castro never happier than when he's imitating a boxer, throwing punches at imaginary opponents.
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Matt is such a giggler but the last scene I did we actually managed to do in one take so that was all right.
So each of our winners will scoop a cool Munch Bunch adventure storybook and set of three Giggler toys, too.
I discovered that Helena's a real giggler, so I kept making her laugh.
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