rib-tickling

[ rib-tik-ling ]
/ ˈrɪbˌtɪk lɪŋ /

adjective

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

Words nearby rib-tickling

Origin of rib-tickling

First recorded in 1935–40

OTHER WORDS FROM rib-tickling

rib-tick·ler, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for rib-tickler (1 of 2)

rib-tickler

noun

a very amusing joke or story

British Dictionary definitions for rib-tickler (2 of 2)

rib-tickling

adjective

very amusing; causing laughter
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