titter


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Synonyms for titter

snigger

Synonyms for titter

to laugh in a stifled way

a stifled laugh

Synonyms for titter

a nervous restrained laugh

Related Words

laugh nervously

References in classic literature ?
Amy and Louisa Eshton tittered under their breath, and looked a little frightened.
These other people also tittered when the young men tittered, and roared when the young men roared; and, as the two young men tittered and roared and exploded with laughter pretty continuously all through the song, it went exceedingly well.
'I rayther thought that, too, sir,' replied Sam; and at this the spectators tittered again.
At this very unexpected reply, the spectators tittered again, and Dodson & Fogg, turning very red, leaned over to Serjeant Buzfuz, and in a hurried manner whispered something in his ear.
'Oh Mr Clennam you insincerest of creatures,' said Flora, 'I perceive already you have not lost your old way of paying compliments, your old way when you used to pretend to be so sentimentally struck you know--at least I don't mean that, I--oh I don't know what I mean!' Here Flora tittered confusedly, and gave him one of her old glances.
'Oh good gracious me I hope you never kept yourself a bachelor so long on my account!' tittered Flora; 'but of course you never did why should you, pray don't answer, I don't know where I'm running to, oh do tell me something about the Chinese ladies whether their eyes are really so long and narrow always putting me in mind of mother-of-pearl fish at cards and do they really wear tails down their back and plaited too or is it only the men, and when they pull their hair so very tight off their foreheads don't they hurt themselves, and why do they stick little bells all over their bridges and temples and hats and things or don't they really do it?' Flora gave him another of her old glances.
The clubbists tittered, except the girl called Tess-- in whom a slow heat seemed to rise at the sense that her father was making himself foolish in their eyes.
When Big John, aided by Ah Moy and Kwaque, lowered the sail and unstepped the mast, titters and laughter arose from the passengers.
There was glee in our eyes, and suppressed titters in our mouths, as we put on our shoes and clambered over the side into the boat.
'Well!' said Solomon, rising, to divert the attention of his two friends, who tittered at this retort: 'believed or disbelieved, it's true; and true or not, if we mean to go to London, we must be going at once.
ter, And, without so much as a titter, that consummate professional John Humphrys asked a British expert to explain why.
I dare say that some of my fellow locals may wonder why I, sat with my rapidly diminishing pint and my head buried in the Birmingham Mail, suddenly break into a titter.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTION WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Chateau 9 Peony 10 Overt 11 Trailer 12 Use 13 Crackpot 16 Pleasant 17 Tax 19 Basmati 21 Theta 22 Elite 23 Editors DOWN: 1 Octopus 2 Bakewell 3 Melt 4 Upmarket 5 Fowl 6 Lycra 8 Ultramarine 13 Charades 14 On the hop 15 Expanse 18 Ibsen 20 Swig 21 Thin QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Close the gap 8 Loo 9 Rub 11 Instant 12 Trill 13 Net 14 Ali 15 Veteran 17 Rod 19 Owed 21 Odds 23 Acre 25 Site 27 Tug 29 Warrant 31 Lot 34 Foe 36 Swing 37 Forgave 38 All 39 Ten 40 Storyteller DOWN: 1 Cone 2 Lost 3 Seaweed 4 Titter 5 Extra 6 Aria 7 Pull 8 Liner 10 Blind 16 Nor 18 Dot 20 Wet 22 Dew 24 Central 25 Salsa 26 Profit 28 Green 30 Anger 32 Owls 33 Tilt 34 Fate 35 Over 8DA followed
3 days from PS120 .00 Festive Laugh & Titter Weekend in Blackpool Departs 5 December 2014 Get into the festive spirit and enjoy a good laugh on this great weekend away to the Elgin Hotel, Blackpool.
'Titter ye not', but Frankie made a guest appearance at morning assembly.