titter

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titter (plural titters)

  1. A nervous or repressed giggle.
    • Coleridge
      There was a titter of [] delight on his countenance.
  2. (slang, vulgar, chiefly in the plural) A woman's breast.
    • 1995 21 February, Agent_69 [username], “big breast video list”, alt.sex.breast, Usenet:
      Flesh Gordon 2 - I remember that this one was chock full of big titters. Many of them looked like the natural variety, as well.
    • 1999 13 March, MrMalo [username], “Re: State Capitals”, alt.jokes.limericks, Usenet:
      there was an old lady from raleigh
      who was so doggone nasty by golly
      just squeezin her titters
      you'd pick up some critters
      and bathe twice in one month for your folly
    • 2013, Dorothy St. James, Oak and Dagger, Berkley Prime Crime (2013), ISBN 9781101619797, unnumbered page:
      “The poor dear, even her titters are weighted down with melancholy,” Pearle said to Mable.
      “I don't know what you're talking about. Her titters look perky enough to me,” Mable replied.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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titter (third-person singular simple present titters, present participle tittering, simple past and past participle tittered)

  1. To laugh or giggle in a somewhat subdued manner.
    • Longfellow
      A group of tittering pages ran before.
  2. (obsolete) To teeter; to seesaw.

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