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Noun: tickle  ti-kul
  1. A cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking
     
  2. The act of tickling
    - tickling, titillation
Verb: tickle  ti-kul
  1. Touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
    - titillate, vellicate
     
  2. Feel sudden intense sensation or emotion
    "he was tickled by the speed and the roar of the engine";
    - thrill, vibrate
     
  3. Touch or stroke lightly
    "The grass tickled her calves"
     
  4. Appeal to someone's taste, curiosity etc.

Derived forms: tickled, tickling, tickles

Type of: caress, cutaneous sensation, excite, fondle, haptic sensation, itch, shake, shake up, skin sensation, stimulate, stir, touch, touching

Encyclopedia: Tickle