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tickle

tick·le

tickle

 
pronunciation:
tI kl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
tickled pink
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tickled, tickles, tickling
definition 1: to touch, stroke, or poke (someone or part of someone's body) so as to produce a tingling or itching sensation or spasmodic laughter or movement.
synonyms:
titillate
similar words:
caress, pet, stroke, touch
definition 2: to tease, excite, or fill with pleasure.
The hat tickled his fancy.
synonyms:
delight, excite, titillate
similar words:
arouse, pique, please, provoke, stimulate, tantalize, tease, thrill
definition 3: to stimulate agreeably, or to amuse.
The compliment tickled her vanity.The cartoon tickled me.
synonyms:
amuse, entertain, titillate
similar words:
delight, divert, exhilarate, please, regale, stimulate
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to feel or cause a sensation of tingling or itching.
My throat tickles.A feather tickles when brushed across the skin.
synonyms:
tingle
similar words:
itch, prickle, sting
phrase: tickled pink
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tickling sensation.
similar words:
itch, prickle, sting, tingle, touch
definition 2: an act or instance of tickling.
synonyms:
titillation
similar words:
caress, stimulation, tingle, touch