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tickler

[tik-ler]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that tickles.
  2. tickler file.
  3. Accounting. a single-entry account arranged according to the due dates of obligations.
  4. Electronics, Radio. tickler coil.

Origin of tickler

First recorded in 1670–80; tickle + -er1
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tickler

noun
  1. informal, mainly British a difficult or delicate problem
  2. Also called: tickler file US a memorandum book or file
  3. accounting, US a single-entry business journal
  4. a person or thing that tickles
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