- very amusing; funny or hilarious: a book of rib-tickling stories.
Origin of rib-tickling
First recorded in 1935–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for rib-tickling
He wrote that although it was "rib-tickling," it "lacked humanity."Brian Bedford Interviewed on The Importance of Being Earnest
January 22, 2011
- very amusing; causing laughter