Nitter vs Titter - What's the difference?

nitter | titter |

As nouns the difference between nitter and titter

is that nitter is (zoology) a louse that deposits nits on horses while titter is a nervous or repressed giggle.

As a verb titter is

to laugh or giggle in a somewhat subdued manner.

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(en noun)
  • (zoology) A louse that deposits nits on horses.
  • (Webster 1913)




    (en noun)
  • A nervous or repressed giggle.
  • * Coleridge
  • There was a titter of delight on his countenance.
  • (slang, vulgar, chiefly, in the plural) A woman's breast.
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  • “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.
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  • Synonyms

    * (sense, a woman's breast) See also .


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

    * See also