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Definitions of 'Tickle'

Definition of 'tickle'
From: WordNet
noun
A cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking
noun
The act of tickling [syn: tickle, tickling, titillation]
verb
Touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements [syn: tickle, titillate, vellicate]
verb
Feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine" [syn: thrill, tickle, vibrate]
verb
Touch or stroke lightly; "The grass tickled her calves"
Definition of 'Tickle'
From: GCIDE
Tickle \Tic"kle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tickled; p. pr. & vb. n. Tickling.] [Perhaps freq. of tick to beat; pat; but cf. also AS. citelian to tickle, D. kittelen, G. kitzlen, OHG. chizzil[=o]n, chuzzil[=o]n, Icel. kitla. Cf. Kittle, v. t.] 1. To touch lightly, so as to produce a peculiar thrilling sensation, which commonly causes laughter, and a kind of spasm which become dangerous if too long protracted. [1913 Webster] If you tickle us, do we not laugh? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To please; to gratify; to make joyous. [1913 Webster] Pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Such a nature Tickled with good success, disdains the shadow Which he treads on at noon. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Tickle'
From: GCIDE
Tickle \Tic"kle\, v. i. 1. To feel titillation. [1913 Webster] He with secret joy therefore Did tickle inwardly in every vein. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To excite the sensation of titillation. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Tickle'
From: GCIDE
Tickle \Tic"kle\, a. 1. Ticklish; easily tickled. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Liable to change; uncertain; inconstant. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The world is now full tickle, sikerly. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] So tickle is the state of earthy things. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. Wavering, or liable to waver and fall at the slightest touch; unstable; easily overthrown. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Thy head stands so tickle on thy shoulders, that a milkmaid, if she be in love, may sigh it off. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'Tickle'

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