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Adjective: tickling  ti-k(u-)ling
  1. Exciting by touching lightly so as to cause laughter or twitching movements
    - tingling, titillating, atingle
Noun: tickling  ti-k(u-)ling
  1. The act of tickling
    - tickle, 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: ticklings

See also: exciting

Type of: caress, excite, fondle, itch, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir, touch, touching

Encyclopedia: Tickling

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