tickle

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tickle /ˈtɪkəl/ verb
tickles; tickled; tickling
tickle
/ˈtɪkəl/
verb
tickles; tickled; tickling
Learner's definition of TICKLE
[+ object] : to try to make (someone) laugh by lightly touching a very sensitive part of the body with your fingers, a feather, etc.
: to have or cause a slightly uncomfortable feeling on a part of your body
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to please or amuse (someone or something)

tickled pink

informal
: very happy or amused

tickle the ivories

see ivory

tickle your fancy

informal
: to interest or attract you

tickle your funny bone

see funny bone

— tickle

noun, plural tickles [count]

— tickler

/ˈtɪkəlɚ/ noun, plural ticklers [count]
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