Giggle and Wail


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Giggle noun – An explosive sound that is a sign of amusement.
Usage example: couldn't help but giggle at his remark

Wail is an antonym for giggle.
Nearby Words: giggling, giggled, giggly
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Wail noun – A long low sound indicating pain or grief.
Usage example: rescuers heard a faint wail coming from the pile of rubble, a sure sign that one of the victims was still alive

Giggle is an antonym for wail.
Nearby Words: wailing, wailed
Antonyms for Wail
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low low giggle low wail
long long giggle long wail
distinctive distinctive giggle distinctive wail
annoying annoying giggle annoying wail
Other adjectives: distinct, quiet, high-pitched.
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