Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of titter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being or sounding of nervous or suppressed laughter

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The misses, in tittering, ran away from the learned lady; the beaux contemptuously sneering, rejoiced she was too ugly to take in any poor fellow to marry her.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • Hey, use the word "tittering" just to get a charge of sexism thrown in there too!

    Why aren't we ashamed of fawning over Obama?

  • Here are the convicts plotting their plots, flooding their cells, doing their chin-ups, chiseling away at their shivs and shanks; here is the dead-eyed felon, and here the tittering psychopath.

    Prison Porn

  • April 14th, 2010 at 10: 02 pm tittering — the laughter of adolescents who have snuck into the girlie show …

    I just had to put that word on a card.

  • The tittering, progressive class will giggle at his wit.

    Paul McCartney thinks President Bush doesn’t know what a library is*. | RedState

  • Society insiders are already tittering about the new dynamic, and the new parlor game at the finest dinner parties in Georgetown is guessing how they can avoid breaking any ethical rules during pillow talk.

    JayClai? D.C.'s New Power Duo And The Ethics Of Pillow Talk

  • Grins overspread the grotesque features of the audience, and there was a sound of tittering.

    Chapter 2

  • "I am happy to use my celebrity to draw attention to this important, complicated issue and I certainly hope that my star power can bump this hearing all the way up to C-Span 1," Colbert snarked, setting off tittering in the media-infested room.

    Mr. Colbert Goes to Washington

  • Tsunami of tittering by the army of cameramen, photographers, reporters, bloggers and other non-Congressional types.

    Mr. Colbert Goes to Washington

  • But only was there silence, then a low tittering, from nowhere in particular, which spread and spread until a vast laughter welled up to the sky.

    THE MASTER OF MYSTERY

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