rib-tickling

[rib-tik-ling]

adjective

very amusing; funny or hilarious: a book of rib-tickling stories.

Origin of rib-tickling

First recorded in 1935–40
Related formsrib-tick·ler, noun
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rib-tickler

noun

a very amusing joke or story

rib-tickling

adjective

very amusing; causing laughter
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