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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.
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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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The giggly law student is generally odds-on to be evicted on Friday, although Michelle, tipped in these pages at 7-2 yesterday, is as short as 13-8 to be given her marching orders.
I wonder, for example, whether Rauschenberg's Pelican, 1965, a performance with roller skates and parachutes, might have had an absurdist quality masked by Moore's chiaroscuro photos of the gliding dance; or whether that Cage performance, in which a half-nude Paik held a wire along his back so that Moorman could play him like a cello, might have had a giggly sexual tension that the photograph makes tender and sober.
The excitement can make you feel a little giddy and giggly.
There is nothing rushed about this film; the camera lingers on a dancer's face, the classical sculpture of the Opera's facade, the giggly students in their daffodil-yellow practice clothes, and a contentious debate about a lift between two dancers moments before they go onstage.
Where Judith is pious and dignified, Esther is fairly ignorant of her faith tradition and nervous in a giggly sort of way.
Gone is the lighthearted notion that you could be a giggly, bubbleheaded heterosexual girl and have a heart that's young and gay.
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I got a bit nervous and giggly while I was doing those scenes because I was so far outside my comfort zone.
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