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rib-tickling

[rib-tik-ling]
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adjective
  1. very amusing; funny or hilarious: a book of rib-tickling stories.
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Origin of rib-tickling

First recorded in 1935–40
Related formsrib-tick·ler, noun
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Historical Examples

  • All records beaten as a fun-maker, rib-tickler, and laugh-provoker.

    The Blunders of a Bashful Man

    Metta Victoria Fuller Victor


British Dictionary definitions for rib-tickler

rib-tickler

noun
  1. a very amusing joke or story
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rib-tickling

adjective
  1. very amusing; causing laughter
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