What does the word titter mean?

    Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To laugh in a suppressed or silly way; giggle.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A giggling.

Usage examples for titter

  1. Alice gave a loud, silly little titter. – The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield
  2. He was made conscious of his absurd position by a suppressed titter from the clerks at the door, and a broad laugh from Mr. Ludolph. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  3. He heard the titter, and ridicule was terrible to him; but he also knew why Grizel had come closer, and what she wanted of him. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie