giggle at (someone or something)

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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.
See also: giggle
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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


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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Some of it is so silly and over-the-top it's hard not to laugh and reminds me of my childhood when I'd giggle at something just because it wasn't allowed, not because it was funny.