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