tickling

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tick·le

 (tĭk′əl)
v. tick·led, tick·ling, tick·les
v.tr.
1. To touch (the body) lightly so as to cause laughter or twitching movements.
2.
a. To tease or excite pleasurably; titillate: suspense that tickles the reader's curiosity.
b. To fill with mirth or pleasure; delight.
v.intr.
To feel or cause a tingling sensation.
n.
1. The act of tickling.
2. A tickling sensation.
Idiom:
tickled pink Informal
Very pleased; delighted: I was tickled pink by the compliment.

[Middle English tikelen, perhaps frequentative of ticken, to touch lightly.]
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tickling

(ˈtɪklɪŋ)
n
the act of touching, stroking, or poking a person, part of the body, etc, so as to produce pleasure, laughter, or a twitching sensation
adj
1. of or relating to a feeling of being tickled
2. causing a sensation of itching, tingling, or irritation
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tickling - the act of ticklingtickling - the act of tickling      
touching, touch - the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
Adj.1.tickling - exciting by touching lightly so as to cause laughter or twitching movements
exciting - creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip"
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Translations

tickling

[ˈtɪklɪŋ] Ncosquillas fpl
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

tickling

[ˈtɪklɪŋ]
1. nsolletico
2. adj (sensation) → di solletico; (cough) → che provoca una sensazione di irritazione in gola
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

tick·ling

n. cosquilla.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

tickling

n cosquillas, cosquilleo
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