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for giggles

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

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: for, kick

for laughs

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

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

giggle like a schoolgirl

To giggle or laugh uncontrollably because of something silly, immature, or embarrassing. Dirty jokes like that always make me giggle like a schoolgirl! I was so flustered when Dean started flirting with me that I was giggling like a schoolgirl by the end of our conversation.
See also: giggle, like, schoolgirl

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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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, for, 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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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: for, kick
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

for kicks

mod. for fun; for a thrill. We just did it for kicks. We didn’t mean to hurt anyone.
See also: for, 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
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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